Presidential Spotlight - Promoting Women and Minorities in Agriculture

President Keenum and Mindy Brashears visit with Caroline Kobia and Leslie Burger looking on.

Promoting Women and Minorities in Agriculture

MSU President Mark E. Keenum, far left, speaks with USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety Mindy M. Brashears, far right, prior to a March 29 campus lecture on the future of women and minorities in agriculture. Looking on are MSU faculty members Caroline Kobia, left, assistant professor in the School of Human Sciences, and Leslie Burger, assistant Extension professor in the College of Forest Resources. Brashears’ lecture was supported by the MSU Office of Research and Economic Development and the university’s Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine as part of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WAMS) program.

Photo by Megan Bean

March 29, 2019