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Women in Agriculture Scotland Autumn Event
Wednesday 9th November 2022, 10am-3pm

Women in Agriculture Scotland (WiAS) are pleased to announce our Autumn Event focusing on building confidence and networking. Our Autumn Event will follow our AGM and will be held in the Members Pavilion at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston

The day will include speakers, workshops and networking opportunities. Speakers include:

  • Claire Pollock, Ardross Farm Shop
  • Lucy Mitchell, SAYFC National Chair
  • Mary-Jane Lawrie, Agricultural Consultant, SAC Consulting
  • Morna Ronnie & Kirsty Ritchie, Be Your Best Self
  • Anna Davies, Scene & Herd


A programme of the event & a link to purchase tickets is below:-

10.00am – Tea/coffee networking

10.30am – AGM

11.15am – Key Speakers

12.15pm – Lunch

1.00pm – Rotating Sessions x 3

2.15pm – Panel session Q & A

2.50pm – Vote of Thanks

3.00pm – Finish

Please note that all members of WiAS are welcome to attend the AGM. The AGM is free to attend – you do not need to book a ticket to attend the AGM only and can just come along on the day.

If you wish to take part in our Autumn Event which will follow after the AGM, please book a ticket to secure your place.

All welcome! We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 9th November 2022.



Women in Agriculture Scotland – Royal Highland Show Breakfast

Women in Agriculture Scotland is thrilled to announce that tickets are now available for our breakfast event at the Royal Highland Show on Thursday 23rd June 2022.

We’ll be joined by Mairi Gougeon MSP and a host of industry specialists for a morning of networking and skills workshops.

Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis and are available via the Eventbrite link below:

Women in Food and Agriculture Summit Grant

Successful applicants will also have access to the WFA Community Hub for 12 months, allowing ongoing learning and support after the Summit. Access includes participating in group discussions, advice on key issues, and to opportunity to share experience sharing and ambitions with like – minded members.  

The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland will fund six places at the forthcoming Women in Food and Agriculture (WFA) Summit.  

Taking place in Frankfurt from 1-3 December 2021, the event will provide attendees a valuable platform to network and learn from other women working across the worldwide food and agricultural sector. 

Also included are workshops, training sessions, roundtables, podcasts and structured networking and pre-event webinars/portals to meet fellow attendees in advance of the WFA Summit. 

How to apply

To apply to attend the Women in Food and Agriculture summit, please prepare a short film of yourself covering;

  • An introduction to you

·         Why do you want to attend the event and what do you hope to get from the experience?

·         What would you do with the information you learn from attending the event?

Why RHASS should choose you to attend the summit.

Videos should be no more than 4 minutes in length.

Please send your entries to, in your email introduction please include your social media handles, part of the award will include a social media ‘takeover’ of the Women In Agriculture channels.

Applications close at midnight 17th October 2021

INSPIRE: An Evening with Lindy Nelson – Recording below

7.30pm Thursday 13th May 

We are absolutely delighted to welcome the inspirational Lindy Nelson to our next online event. Lindy founded the Agri Women’s Development Trust in her home country of New Zealand, she is a visionary leader, Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to agriculture and women, 2013 Next Business Woman of the year and she has also been named one of the top ten women in agriculture. She is a true champion for women in agriculture across the globe and we can’t wait to hear what she has to say.
The recording from the event can be seen below:

Link to Lindy’s podcast – Amplifying Us