Editor’s Note: Amy Wu covers agriculture and agtech from the Salinas Valley. She was recently awarded a grant from the International Center for Journalists, supported by S&P Global, to report on the accomplishments and tribulations of being a minority woman entrepreneur in the US. Her work on women in agtech can be found at Farms to Incubators.
The question surfaced over the course of a season.
After attending various agriculture-related meetings and conferences in Salinas Valley – hosted at the Western Growers Center for Innovation & Technology (WGCIT) – I realized I was one of very few women in attendance, and the only minority.
Where are all the women in the agriculture industry?