MARS HILL, Maine — recognizes its members who have recently graduated from the Syngenta Leadership At Its Best (LAIB) training. has offered its leadership program for AAW members for more than 20 years. Kristin Devoe and Kristi Bray, members of Maine Agri-Women were graduates of the program this year.
The program offers training regarding the process of developing policy, media interviews, communication styles, public speaking, leadership strategies and more.
“The 16 graduates this year join more than 200 other members who have built their leadership skills, thanks to Syngenta. The woman’s voice is so important when educating about and advocating for agriculture. This program makes those voices stronger,” says AAW President Sue McCrum.
American Agri-Women is the nation’s largest coalition of farm, ranch and agribusiness women with more than 50 state, commodity and agribusiness affiliate organizations. AAW is celebrating its 40th anniversary.
Syngenta is one of the world’s leading companies with more than 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries dedicated to this purpose: Bringing plant potential to life.
About American Agri-Women
American Agri-Women promotes the welfare of our national security through a safe and reliable food, fiber and mineral supply.
Since 1974, AAW members have worked together to educate consumers; advocate for agriculture; and offer networking and professional development opportunities. Go to the AAW web site for more information and to join, www.americanagriwomen.org. Find AAW on social media at: Facebook.com/AgriWomen/ and Twitter.com/Women4Ag/ (@Women4Ag).