Artemisia Leadership Initiative - Empowering individuals for a stronger future

Artemesia Leadership Initiative

CFANS has established the Artemisia Leadership Initiative to address gender-based barriers and improve leadership potential for women.


Success and Failure: Reframing Resilience

Shefali Mehta

November 8, 2018
8:00am to 9:30am

Light refreshments and networking 8:00-8:30 and seminar 8:30-9:30am

Shefali, Founder, Open Rivers Consulting Associates

About the speaker

Shefali Mehta received her Ph.D. in agricultural and applied economics and her MS in statistics from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Mehta has spent her career focused on agriculture and the environment, to find ways to improve how we take care of our resources and our environment. She is currently the Executive Director of the Soil Health Partnership, a program of the National Corn Growers Association. She is also the CEO of Ceres Wave, an agriculture and food technology company, and founder of Open Rivers, a consulting firm helping clients on strategy and implementation within the ag and environment space.

Mentoring Circles

Mentoring circles provide participants with a safe open place to discuss points brought up during the seminar series and beyond. Participants in the mentoring circles receive priority registration for the Artemisia Professional Development Workshops. Mentoring circles are formed for the calendar year and are now closed for 2019. Join the Artemisia Leadership Initiative mailing list to ensure you receive information about signing up for future circles.

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Professional Development

professional development

This seminal workshop will develop skills and address needs to truly empower and support women in their current and future roles. It is supported by an alumni steering committee comprised of women that have risen to leadership positions who will leverage personal leadership development experiences in business and industry to introduce to women on campus.

Fall 2018 Artemisia Leadership Workshop, Dec. 7, 2018

Past Workshops

Spring 2018 Artemisia Leadership Workshop, May 15, 2018