Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture

Influential Women in Agriculture Summit 2021
October 19, 2021 at 12:00pm ET

Finding your voice and leading with emotional intelligence

For nearly 40 years, Claudia Wagner-Riddle has led collaborative research teams addressing many aspects of agronomy including soil health, productivity and nutrient loss. Throughout her career she has advised 27 MSc and 13 doctoral students to completion of their theses. She also leads a group of University of Guelph scientists in a new outdoor soil monitoring laboratory. Over many years, she has established her voice on a natural level to promote climate-smart soils and has lent her voice and expertise to many industry programs. In this session, Claudia shares how she’s engaged with different communities throughout the years, the intangible qualities that make a good leader and how to confidently bring new ideas to the table.