January 21, 2019

The sea of faces at Dairy Forum tells the story of how few women currently hold top leadership positions in the dairy industry. But the tide is slowly turning, according to a panel of distinguished women leaders who will share their unique stories and ideas for encouraging more women to follow in their footsteps. We’ll learn about the challenges they faced, the drive and determination they have, and the mentors and opportunities that helped to shape their careers and their many contributions to the dairy industry.

Cary Frye, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, IDFA

Miriam Erickson Brown, President and CEO, Anderson Erickson Dairy Company
Beth Ford, President and Chief Executive Officer, Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Barbara P. Glenn, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
Marilyn Hershey, Owner Operator, Ar-Joy Farms LLC and Chair Women, Dairy Management Inc.
Patricia D. Stroup, Global Vice President and Head of Commodities, Nestlé