Chloe Dahee Lee, BioResource Research major, was one of the two attendees funded by the Leadership Academy (LA) to represent Oregon State University (OSU) in the Agriculture Future Leaders of America (AFA) Leadership conference held in Kansas City, Missouri from November 10-13, 2022. During the duration of the conference, theye were challenged in refining networking, communication, public speaking, problem solving, among other skills to become multifaceted leaders preparing to transition to the workforce in the Agriculture sector.
"Being able to receive encouragement, give and receive feedback, and listening to how industry professionals have navigated to become leaders in their careers is extremely vital to the growth of the Agriculture sector as a whole. Finding community and mentors within the industry is so important in growing as an professional, and sharing the vision to create a better world with others was extremely uplifting." ~ Chloe Dahee Lee
Impacts: In total, there were 750 attendees, with 100 companies being represented. Chloe was one of the many attendees that was positively impacted by this experience, and excited to share this vision with others in Leadership Academy (LA) and Oregon State University (OSU) as a whole.