Women's Inclusion in Ag
Diane McKenzie is a farmer from Warner, Alberta. She grew up in southern Alberta on a mixed-family farm and currently farms with her family – growing grain, feed, forage and Hereford cattle seed stock.
Always interested in why people do what they do, she earned her BA in Psychology, minor in History, with great distinction in 2016 from the University of Lethbridge. Continuing her education in the School of Graduate Studies Cultural, Social and Political Thought program, she graduated with a MA in 2021.
Diane’s research interest is rural women and their participation in the intergenerational transfer of the family farm. By actively farming with her families, she brings an insider view to asking questions about the inequities women and girls who farm are limited by.
One of her ambitions is to open a well-informed conversation about harmful gendered processes in agriculture with the people in the agriculture community. Another objective is working within her own community to support rural towns/communities.
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