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Deadline for Women in Agribusiness Demeter Award is June 14

Award celebrates women who have made significant contributions to the agribusiness sector.

Women In Agribusiness

The deadline to submit a nomination for the 2024 Women in Agribusiness Demeter Award of Excellence is Friday, June 14. The annual award acknowledges the outstanding achievements of women in their respective fields and their exceptional contributions to the agribusiness industry.

Nominations, which can be submitted via this form, should reflect the following criteria:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the agriculture and/or food industry.
  • Notable professional achievements.
  • An inspiring role model for other women in the industry.
  • Actively dismantles barriers, fosters opportunities, and acts as a valuable resource for others.
  • Consistently exemplifies professionalism.

Note that there is no limit to the number of entries, and self-nominations are permissible.

Up to three recipients are selected each year and invited to attend – with complimentary registration – the annual Women in Agribusiness Summit, which will take place this year in Denver, Colorado, September 24-26 at the Hyatt Regency Denver. There, Demeter Award recipients will be recognized on-stage and presented with their award.

Since the award’s inception in 2013, more than 30 women in ag have been celebrated for their extraordinary achievements, leadership acumen and innovative industry contributions.

Here’s what 2023 WIA Demeter Award of Excellence recipients had to say:

“If you have intent and you have purpose in your life and you pursue what you would like to get accomplished, you just have to dedicate yourself to it and other women will help champion and support and mentor you.”

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