Women in industry 4.0

Feed the agriculture of the future


The Global Women in AgriTech Summit program will be fertile ground to discover the best practices in the industry and showcase the latest technological innovations in AgriTech.

8:00 - 9:00

Round table - Agriculture policy

10:30 - 11:30

Round table - Europe

11:30 - 12:30

Round table - Africa

13:30 - 14:30

Round table - Asia

14:30 - 15:30

Round table - Americas

16:00 - 17:00

Round table - Mena

8:00 - 10:00

Agriculture 4.0

10:00 - 12:00

Sustainable agriculture

13:00 - 15:00

Agriculture 4.0 serving the environment

15:00 - 17:00

Investment in AgriTech

9:00 - 12:00

B2B meetings

13:00 - 17:00

Gala Awards

Toward clean agriculture and supply chain resilience

Global Guests of Honor

🇪🇸 Margarita Astrálaga

Director of the Environment, Climate, Gender and Social Inclusion Division at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

🇺🇸 Ambassador Ertharin Cousin

Founder, Food Systems for the Future

Ms. Ndaya Beltchika

Lead Technical Specialist - Gender and Social Inclusion at International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Ms. Jeminah Njuki

Director for Africa at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

🇨🇷 Beverly Best

Director of External and Institutional Relations at IICA

Round Table - North America

🇨🇦 Marilou Cyr

Executive Director, Zone Agtech

🇨🇦 Muriel Dubois

Vice-President Board of Directors Sollio Groupe Coopérative

🇨🇦 Jeannie Messier

Presidente Agricultrices of Québec

🇨🇦 Darlene McBain

Industry Relations Manager, Farm Credit Canada FCC

🇨🇦 Mary Robinson

President, Canadian Federation of Agriculture

🇨🇦 Peggy Brekveld

President Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA)

🇨🇦 Cynthia (Cindy) Clark

CEO Women in Supply Chain, Canada

🇨🇦 Marielle Farley

Cofonder Potager Mont-Rouge

🇨🇦 Julie Poitras-Saulnier

CEO & Cofounder at LOOP Mission

🇨🇦 Gwen Aoife Swan

Président ceo Viridian Food Ltd.

Mélissa Harvey

Co-owner, Co-founder et Presidente de Zorah biocosmétiques

🇺🇸 Larisa B. Miller

CEO, Phoenix Global LLC

🇺🇸 Dr. Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes

President, Founder & CEO Institute for Science, Entrepreneurship and Investment

🇺🇸 Cheryl Cook

Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, Pennsylvania

🇺🇸 Heidi Secord

Pennsylvania Farmers Union

🇺🇸 Margaret Maizel

Founder and President, VISUAL FARMS, LLC

🇺🇸 Briana Zagami

Urban Agriculture Consultant Working to create a more Sustainable Industry AgriTecture

Round Table - Africa-Political Agriculture

🇸🇸 Hon. Josephine Joseph Lagu

Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, South Soudan

🇸🇱 H.E. Fatima Maada BIO

First Lady of Sierra Leone

🇳🇬 H.E Hajiya Aisha Ariku Bagudu

Founder of Mallpai Foundation

H.E. Josefa Leonel Correia Sacko

Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission.

🇿🇦 Slauzy Mogami

Founder of leading ladies of Africa & ExChairperson of BRICS Argriculture Working Group

🇷🇼 Aimée Marie Ange Tumukunde

Cooperative Policy Specialist, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Rwanda

Round Table - Africa

🇰🇪 Dr Lucy Muchoki

Chief Executive Officer of the Pan African Agribusiness and Agroindustry Consortium (PanAAC)

🇳🇬 Chioma (Ukwuagu) Adiele-Okpara

Gender and Social Inclusion Manager at West Africa Trade and Investment Hub

🇬🇭 Fatima Alimohamed

CEO at African Brand Warrior

Aisha Jallow

Business Evangelist & Farmer, Vice-President & Co-Founder (PAAF)

🇿🇲 Lily Sings

CEO @green agricultural youth organisation

Sigga M. Jagne


🇳🇬 Aisha ibrahim babangida

Founder, Women Enterprise Alliance

Round Table - Latin America

🇬🇭 Dr. Mariana Royer

Founder, Bio Stratège

🇲🇽 Claudia Carbajal Morelos

Regional Director for Latin America at Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD)

🇧🇷 Nathália Secco

Founder & CEO Orchestra Innovation Center

🇯🇲 Diandra Rowe

President Nutrani

Round Table - Asia

Caroline Berube

Managing Partner at HJM Asia Law & Co LLC | WEF YGL

🇧🇩 Shahnewaz Ayesha

Managing Director, Ministry of Industries, Bangladesh

🇮🇳 Dr Savita Sengar

Vice Chancelor council.  Jharkhand Rai University (JRU), Ranchi

🇮🇳 Dr Harbeen Arora


🇰🇭 Leakhena Saroeurn

Co-founder of Wefarm

🇸🇬 Dr Nisha Kohli

CEO, Founder, ESG and Impact Management

🇺🇸 Amanda Uitermarkt

Technical Service and Territory Representative at JYGA Technologies/Gestal

Round Table - MENA

🇩🇿 Dramchini Saida

Chief of Staff to the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries

🇪🇬 Sherifa Sherif

Executive Director at National Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development, Egypt

🇯🇴 Haifa Al Kaylani

President & Founder of The Arab International Women’s Forum

🇧🇭 Feryal Abdullah Nass

Founder and Chairwoman, Bahrain Entrepreneurship Organization

🇦🇪 Anissa Abbou

Head of Global Professional Specification & Agriculture Lead METAP Signify

🇦🇪 Nikita Patel

Founder of Oasis Greens & Director of Geap Group Dubai, United Arab Emirates

🇦🇪 Dr Tarifa Ajeif Al Zaabi

Deputy Director General at International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA)

Round Table - Europe

🇬🇷 Valasia Iakovoglou

Director of the Ecotourism Sector of the UNESCO Chair Con-E-Ect at International Hellenic University (IHU) GrecEe

🇬🇧 Chloe Dunne

Présidente Breedr

🇳🇱 Marion van den Boer

Director, Business Development HSP Group

🇮🇹 Claudia Laricchia

Head of Institutional Relations and Global Strategic Partnerships, Future Food Institute.

🇩🇪 Christine Zimmermann-Lössl

Chairwoman & Founder of the European Vertical Farming Association

🇪🇸 Yolanda Diaz Villarrubia

People Tech Business AMIT MIT - HR Tech HUB- CoFounder WA4STEAM

🇬🇧 Noleen Mariappen

Founder Saffa Globa

🇧🇪 Corine Roland

Coordinatrice en Animation Économique BEP Namur

🇬🇪 Nino Zambakhidze MBA YGL

Founder Agrogate Board Member at Ajara Group holding

Session I: Agriculture 4.0

🇨🇦 Robert Saik

Chief Executive Officer AGvisorPRO

🇳🇱 Eric Egberts

CEO at Dutch Greenhouse Delta

Orn Supaphol

Lead Soil Scientist / Agricultural Engineer Desert Control

🇨🇦 Ms. Kerry Wright

CEO, The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network (CAAIN)

🇺🇸 Larisa B. Miller

CEO, Phoenix Global LLC

🇬🇧 Professor Lisa Short

Director | Co-Founder P&L DIGITAL EDGE LIMITED [UK]

🇨🇦 Marie-José Montpetit

Technologies numériques et propriétés intellectuelles Ferme d'hivers

🇨🇦 Tamara Leigh

CEO & Co-Founder at EIO Diagnostics

🇬🇧 Harrison Byrnes

Partnerships Manager, AgUnity

🇳🇴 Charlotte Aschim

CEO & Founder, TotalCtrl AS

🇦🇺 Phil Talbot

Founder and CEO at Authentium

Session II: Technological innovation and the energy transition

🇨🇦 Mylany David

Avocate associée Langlois Avocats, S.E.N.C.R.L.

🇨🇦 Andrea Kent

Vice President of Government and Public Relations, Greenfield

Anik Roy Trudel

Manager Sales and Service - Large-Power customers at Hydro Québec

🇨🇦 Karim Zaghib

Professor of Practice at McGill University & Strategic Advisor at Investissement Québec

🇺🇸 Susan Morrice

Co-Founder of Belize Natural Energy and Xjet Worldwide

🇦🇺 Nadun Hennayaka

CEO & Founder, Gaia Project Australia Pty Ltd

🇮🇳 Dr Rashi Gupta

CEO Batterywali Asia's Most Influential Women In Renewable Energy sector 2020

Session III: Climate-Smart Agriculture

🇨🇦 Jaime Webbe

Global Director, Climate change and Biodiversity Alinea International, Canada

🇳🇱 Enaam Ahmed Ali

UN Women Representative 2022 | Product Owner for Wholesale & Rural Rabobank Netherlands

🇮🇩 Imelda Bacudo

Expert on Climate Policy and Finance, Land Use and Climate - Smart Agriculture, Indonesia

🇯🇵 Dr. Naoko Ishii

Managing Director and President of the Global Environment Facility (GEF)

🇮🇳 Reema Banerjee

Programme Director at Centre for Environment Education, India

🇰🇪 Dr. Mary Nyasimi

Director, Inclusive Climate Change Adaptation for a Sustainable Africa (ICCASA) and gender, social inclusion and climate change scientist

🇨🇦 Olivier Demers-Dubé

Principal Adviser, Zone AgTech

Session IV: Agriculture Science Research

🇨🇦 John G. Keogh

Professor of Practice McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics

🇺🇸 Kathleen Merrigan

Executive Director & Professor, Arizona State University

Judith (Khamoni) Wafula

Converner Lukenya University Kenya 🇰🇪

🇲🇾 Dr Marco Harun Thiruselvam

Agronomist & Soil Scientist

🇨🇦 Sylvain Charlebois

Senior Director, Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie University

🇨🇭 Carol Plummer

CEO of the Swiss based agtech company,Vivent

🇺🇸 Martha Carlin

Chief Executive Officer at BiotiQuest

Session V: Investment in Agtech

🇨🇦 Upasana Sharma

Founder and CEO at IQ Canada

🇨🇦 Sevrine Labele

Présidente Femmessor Québec

🇨🇦 Laura Kilcrease

CEO Alberta Innovates

🇨🇦 Johanne Sévigny

Managing Partner Ecofuel Fund.

🇨🇦 Sebastien Leblond

Entrepreneur, Lawyer, Investor & Business Executive

🇺🇸 John Finegan

Founder, Beck Ag

🇸🇳 Sokhna Nata Samb Mbacké

Administrator of the Investment Support Fund for Senegalese Abroad

🇮🇳 Mamatha Giriyappa

Managing Director, Scienxt Center of Excellence

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