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Step into a career in agriculture and STEM.

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Agriculture is a big part of Canada’s economy, accounting for one in every eight jobs and employing over 2.3 million people. However, women make up less than 25% of people employed in STEM careers!

According to Statistics Canada, 34% of Canadians with a STEM degree are women and they make up only 23% of Canadians working in science and technology. The gender gaps are particularly high in some of the fastest-growing and highest-paid jobs of the future, like computer science and engineering.

Ag for Life's Feed Your Future initiative aims to promote careers to girls in science, technology, engineering, and math — showcasing ways to advance in education, opportunities for networking, professional development, mentorship and collaboration. 

Empowering Young Females to Pursue 

Careers in Agriculture and STEM!

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Step into STEM

The agriculture industry has numerous exciting career opportunities in a wide range of disciplines that go well beyond farming and ranching. It is an essential, life sustaining industry with a wide variety of fulfilling career paths.

From precision farming and engineering to developing sustainable practices and utilizing cutting-edge technology in food production, there are numerous exciting and impactful roles available for those with a passion for STEM and agriculture.

 

This is why we've created the Feed Your Future program! With this special initiative, we are not only fostering interest but also actively encouraging diversity and inclusivity

within these industries.

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Why Feed Your Future?

Explore a world of opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Feed Your Future initiative offers a platform for students to discover diverse careers, access valuable resources and be inspired by captivating success stories!

The primary goal of this program is to amaze, empower, and motivate young women to consider promising careers in agriculture and STEM. The program is designed for young females in grades 9 to 12, specifically young STEMINISTS – girls who are passionate about science, technology, engineering and mathematics!

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A career in agriculture and STEM can take on many forms.

Explore our career profiles page to learn more!

So what does a STEM career in agriculture really look like?

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Educators, are you ready for your students to be amazed, empowered and motivated?

Educators who sign up will be provided with a Feed Your Future Career Box loaded with diverse learning tools,

access to an assortment of inspirational videos and

vibrant swag items aimed at enhancing

the excitement and engagement

in the classroom.

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