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Women’s Communications Boot Camp

June 9-12, 2020 and October 13-16, 2020 | Washington, DC

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Empowering Voices

Women’s Communications Boot Camp is an intensive training opportunity for any female Farm Bureau member interested in building skills needed to communicate about agriculture and for Farm Bureau. To date, 210 women have graduated from the program. These skilled alumni provide Farm Bureau with a passionate and persuasive group of advocates who connect with influencers on the local, state and national levels.

Two sessions of Communications Boot Camp will be held in Washington, D.C. in 2020. Participants will receive training on advocacy, public speaking, communicating with elected officials, social media strategy, targeted messaging and working with the media.

Two Session Options

Summer Session: June 9-12, 2020

  • Application Period: February 4-March 28, 2020

Fall Session: October 13-16, 2020

  • Application Period: July 1-August 15, 2020

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Boot Camp has been a total game-changer in helping me develop my role in agriculture advocacy. I feel confident and motivated to speak out and be a voice for America's farmers. It has created spark in me!
—  Adrienne DeSutter, Women’s Communications Boot Camp Graduate and Illinois Farm Bureau Member

Women's Boot Camp graduates use their training: 

  • by positively influencing elected legislators.

  • by creating or acting upon local media opportunities to support Farm Bureau’s policy work.

  • by joining social media campaigns to share positive messages about agriculture.

  • by influencing consumers when planning and implementing outreach events.

  • by speaking about agricultural innovations and enterprises with a variety of audiences, community groups, in classrooms and with neighbors.

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