Artemisia Leadership Initiative - Empowering individuals for a stronger future

Artemisia Leadership Initiative

CFANS has established the Artemisia Leadership Initiative to address gender-based barriers and improve leadership potential for women.  The initiative is kicking off with the first seminar in the series of dynamic industry leading speakers:

The Power of Mentoring
Stacey Fowler, Sr. Vice President Product Innovation at Schwans

October 3, 2017
8:30am to 9:30am

All are welcome to attend.  Join us starting at 8:00 a.m. for light refreshments prior to the seminar.

Stacey FowlerStacey Fowler is the Sr. Vice President of Product Innovation and New Venture Development for Schwan’s Company Shared Services, LLC. She has responsibility for research and development, consumer insights, product portfolio management, cross-business growth platforms, core food platform alignment and is the executive sponsor for Schwan’s Women’s Network.

Stacey has over 20 years of experience in the food industry with an emphasis and passion for new products and portfolio value creation. She began her career with a subsidiary of Schwan’s Company as a food technologist supporting frozen desserts. She has held positions in both research and development and marketing, advancing to vice president of innovation for Schwan’s Europe, Ltd., where she managed R&D and quality assurance. Prior to returning to Schwan in 2010, Stacey served as the senior executive vice president and general manager at Bellisio Foods, where she had responsibility for their food-service business, research and development and quality assurance.

Stacey earned her bachelor’s degree in food science from North Dakota State University and a master’s degree in business administration from The Carlson School of Management. 

Artemisia Leadership Initiative Seminar Series

These are the seminars for the initiative in the series of dynamic industry leading speakers:

Be Who You Are: How to Avoid the Attack of the Body-snatchers
Joana Montenegro, Vice President Research and Development of Dairy Foods, Land O’Lakes

October 4, 2018
8:00-9:30 am in 335 Borlaug Hall with light refreshments and networking at 8:00-8:30 and seminar 8:30-9:30

Past seminars

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 operating on the calendar year and sign up is now open for 2019 circles. Join the Artemisia Leadership Initiative mailing list to ensure you receive information about signing up for future circles.

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