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Women in Forestry Webinar

by  FRA
Today is International Women’s Day, and FRA would like to take the opportunity to share the recording of our recent webinar Women in Forestry. FRA President Deb Hawkinson was joined by a great panel of women leaders of the forest products industry to discuss their experiences. The panelists discussed the skillsets that helped them succeed as leaders in the industry, their mentors along the way, examples and recommendations on how forestry organizations can support women in their ranks, and the mentoring and support they provide to other women in the industry. Panelists included:
Keynote Speaker
Jody Strickland

Chief Business Officer
F&W Forestry Services, Inc.
Keynote Speaker
Lynn Wilson

President/Principal Owner
WinterTide LLC
Keynote Speaker
Donna Kopecky

Sustainability and Public Policy Manager
LP Building Solutions

Webinar feedback has been very positive, with many participants indicating that the webinar was an excellent resource for both those looking to get their start in forestry to those more established in their careers, hoping to understand the best way to foster more diversity in the leadership of the forest products industry.

If you have not had a chance to watch the Women in Forestry webinar, please click on the button below to view.