Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture

Influential Women in Agriculture Summit 2020
October 20, 2021 at 12:00pm ET

Q&A: Karen Schwean-Lardner

Speaker: Karen Schwean-Lardner, associate professor at the University of Saskatchewan

The Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture Q&A series provides casual conversations with other change makers in Canadian agriculture. In this session, Karen Schwean-Lardner discusses how she came to her role and how she uses her enthusiasm to inspire the next generation.

Speaker bio: Karen Schwean-Lardner is an associate professor in the department of animal and poultry science at the University of Saskatchewan, and is highly regarded globally for her work in poultry welfare. In the past, she also managed the University of Saskatchewan Poultry Research and Teaching Centre. Her enthusiasm for her research on poultry housing and teaching have inspired many and materially improved the lives of turkeys, laying hens and broilers around the world