No matter what your background is you can do anything you set your mind to.
It's equally important to be surrounded by people younger than you. [Cultivate Access] was like passing the baton backwards.
I am always impressed by my mentee. A lot of times she has more drive and discipline than I have!
Cultivate ACCESS is a new program to CASNR that showcases our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence.
Cultivate ACCESS (Agriculture Career Communities to Empower Students in STEM)
We aim to increase participation of underrepresented groups from rural Nebraska in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)-related agricultural careers through this holistic mentoring and development program.
This project was supported by the Women and Minorities in STEM Fields Program of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA, Grant #2017-38503-27167.
The CHS Foundation, funded by charitable gifts from CHS Inc., is focused on developing a new generation of agriculture leaders for life-long success. Together, with our partners, we are igniting innovation and driving excellence in agriculture education, cultivating high impact programs for rural youth and accelerating potential for careers in agriculture.