Illinois Agri-Women (IAW) is organizing The Women Changing the Face of Agriculture conference as an investment in the future of agriculture. This outreach project gives all women the opportunity to explore different career paths offered in the agriculture sector.  Our goal is to help attendees receive accurate information first hand from actual women agriculture professionals.

IAW is a grassroots organization of farm and agri-businesswomen promoting a better understanding of agriculture and the family farm system.  Our organization consists of members from across the state of Illinois who volunteer to promote agriculture.  To learn more about Illinois Agri-Women visit our website.


INTERACT with women in agriculture.

LEARN more about careers in the industry.

NETWORK with many women across the country.

What is WCFA?

Ever wanted a career in Agriculture? The Women Changing the Face of Agriculture conference showcases what women are doing for the industry. Learn more about what careers are available, and the difference agriculture can make in your life. The Women Changing the Face of Agriculture conference is an investment for your future profession in the world of agriculture.

Projects & Activities

During the conference, participants will have the opportunity to meet one on one with presenters representing a broad spectrum of the agriculture industry.

Represented Careers in Agriculture:

  • Ag Business
  • Ag Education
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Science/Veterinary Medicine
  • Communications
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Natural Resource Conservation
  • And more!

 Who should attend?

The Women Changing the Face of Agriculture conference is designed for young women in high school and college who are interested in a career in agriculture.  Group registration is available for collegiate groups, FFA chapters, and 4-H clubs.