Sunday, September 25
Strategic Leadership: Women in Leadership
Jera Niewoehner-Green, PhD is a leadership educator who has engaged students in experiential learning at the high school and post-secondary level for over 17 years. She holds a B.A. in Spanish, M.Ed. in Community Development Action from Vanderbilt University and Ph.D. in Agricultural Leadership from the University of Florida. Her research interests include the engagement of marginalized groups in leadership development and community change. Specifically, she examines women’s participation in leadership roles and community groups as well as youth empowerment through social capital building and leadership development. She is also heavily invested in developing diversity, equity, and inclusion curriculum and facilitating related workshops and seminars, particularly for groups working in food and agricultural fields.