Empowering women in dairy science careers

Is tomorrow’s dairyman a woman? While the number of females receiving degrees in dairy science has increased to the point of surpassing the number of male students in some programs, several key factors make successful careers in the industry possible for women after graduation.  Recognizing talent from non-traditional backgrounds, accessing mentors, eliminating unconscious bias and networking are all examples of strategies to empower female dairy professionals.

The article was published on the Progressive Dairyman web site November 24, 2017 and may be read at https://www.progressivedairy.com/topics/people/empowering-women-in-dairy-science-careers