Member spotlight: Imani Ruffin

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Name: Imani Ruffin Title & Organization:  Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (ID&E) Consultant at Corteva Agriscience What is your background and how did you find your way into the agricultural and food […]

Member spotlight: Jeannette Robles

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Title & Organization: Global Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging at Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) What is your background and how did you find your way into the agricultural and food […]

Lauren Baer: July update

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Since the last newsletter in May, it seems as if the world has changed again and that the headwinds against diversity, equity, and inclusion work continue to mount and grow […]

Mary Kaul-Hottinger joins Together We Grow Board

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Mary Kaul-Hottinger – an agriculture executive with commitment to the workforce and diversity – joined the Together We Grow board. Kaul-Hottinger is the executive vice president and chief human resources […]

Lauren Baer: May update

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For many people, May is a month of transition. Universities are winding down the semester, students are graduating with excitement about their next steps and future, K-12 students and their families are engaged in a busy month of activities and celebrations before transitioning to summer schedules, and spring is turning into summer.

Lauren Baer: April update

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That’s a wrap! (For the moment…) The Together We Grow Connect Conference and 2023 Annual Meeting brought together 70 people across industry, higher education, NGOs, and government.

Lauren Baer: March update

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In less than one month we will be in Atlanta, Ga., for TWG’s Connect Conference and 2023 Annual Meeting! We are looking forward to being in-person for this event, for […]

Lauren Baer: February update

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TWG has a lot in the works at the start of this new year! This month’s newsletter is chock full of updates and information, and I encourage you to review […]

Lauren Baer: January update

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Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe that it is 2023 — and yet I have had no trouble writing the correct date on documents since approximately Jan. 3 (possibly the earliest date I have achieved this in my lifetime).