A retreat to give young women the tools for effective communication about science, technology, agriculture, and food; the support to succeed as professionally; and, the inspiration to live the agriculture lifestyle with passion and purpose.
 

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Strategic Agricultural Mastermind Retreat

W H E R E

Off-campus,
rural Oklahoma

W H E N

04.13, 6 p.m.
- 04.14, 4 p.m.

 

PRESENTED BY THE AGRI-8

Presented by a coalition of professional women representing various interests in the agriculture industry who desire to give young women the tools for effective communication about science, technology, agriculture, and food; the support to succeed as professionally; and, the inspiration to live the agriculture lifestyle with passion and purpose.

 
 

AGENDA PREVIEW

WELCOME DINNER
Hosted by an Oklahoma rancher - and dietitian, we’ll focus on how to discuss food and nutrition with urban and rural neighbors.

MEDIA TRAINING
Prepare for various types of interviews regarding agricultural issues.

WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION
Transitioning from the classroom to the office can be daunting. We’re sharing tips and tricks to make the transition seamless.

BREAKFAST + LUNCH ROUNDTABLES
Crisis communication is top-of-mind for all communications; however, it is especially pertinent to those in the food and agricultural industries. One animal agriculture industry leader will share what it’s like to survive and thrive in a news cycle.

CONSUMER COMMUNICATION
We’re sharing our learnings from tailoring communications tactics for various rural and urban audiences.

PERSONAL BRANDING
Set your best foot forward by aligning your brand with your personal and professional goals.

ETIQUETTE
From traveling to your first out-of-town conference or industry meeting to declining opportunities, and from out-of-office notifications to dressing for the office and off-site visits, we’re sharing everything we wish we would have known because we transitioned to the workplace.



 

Thank you our 2019 ENGAGE retreat Sponsors:

 
 
 
A woman is like a tea bag – you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water. 
— Eleanor Roosevelt 
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Application  

The Agri-8 is accepting applications for an invitation-only mastermind retreat for college students.

Qualifications: 

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a college, university or technical school within the United States, such program resulting in the award of a baccalaureate or associates degree; 

  • Must have or can ensure transportation to off-site retreat location.

Application process:

  • Application deadline is February 2, 2019.

  • Deliberation: February 4 - 8, 2019

  • Interviews in person in Stillwater, Okla. or via video conferencing: February 13 - 14, 2019.

  • Applicants will be notified by February 15, 2019.

  • Retreat will take place April 13 - 14 in Oklahoma. Location will be shared with retreat participants following interview process and will not be published online prior to the event.

Applications for the April 2018 ENGAGE event are now closed.