Association of Women in Agriculture
University of Wisconsin - Madison
The purpose of AWA is to help members prepare for a career in agriculture and agricultural related fields; to aid women in agriculture in achieving their goals, to improve communication among women in agriculture and for the general betterment of agriculture.
The mission of the Association of Women in Agriculture Benefit Corp (AWABC) is to advance the education of women in agriculture.
AWA builds and advances agriculture by:
- Providing secure, comfortable and affordable housing for AWA student members who are attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison
- Providing educational scholarships to AWA student members who are attending UW-Madison
- Providing assistance to AWA members who are seeking jobs and professional development
- Providing public education and awareness about agriculture
- Building community leaders, volunteers and agricultural advocates
- Providing an environment for college women to network, grow and learn as individuals and as part of a team