12:00pm - 1:00pm
Annie’s Project actively helps women cultivate resiliency through their mission “To empower women in agriculture to be successful through education, networks, and resources”
During this interactive session Dr. Karisha Devlin, Annie’s Project Co-CEO will highlight some key components of Annie’s Project and how it can help you build resiliency to face stressors related to farming, ranching and daily life. She will provide some examples of activities that can put you on the path of reducing risk and increasing your own resiliency. Annie’s Project has provided programming for over 18,000 women across the United States since its inception. In addition to her position as Annie’s Project Co-CEO, Dr. Devlin is Annie’s Project facilitator and coordinator in Missouri and a Field Specialist in Agricultural Business for University of Missouri Extension. Her doctoral dissertation was “Meeting the educational needs of farm women: A Case Study from Annie's Project.” She and her family own and operate a 5th generation farm in Missouri.