In support of Women's History Month and this year’s theme “Providing Healing, Promoting Hope”, Team AgLearn is providing the below information to encourage engagement in available events, courses, and resources.
The information below is a portion of content quoted from Secretary Tom Vilsack’s address to all USDA employees on March 01, 2022."At USDA, we celebrate Women’s History Month by showcasing the accomplishments of women to our culture, and society. We draw strength and inspiration from the remarkable women that came before us, who contributed to the fabric of our nation, and who today continue to make ripples of change and progress to make us a more perfect union. Throughout the month and year, an emphasis will be placed on women’s contributions to our shared history while also recognizing and acknowledging the impact and influence women have on our daily lives. We will focus on our commitments to building a modern workplace that advances diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility and that supports women leaders at all rungs of our organization."
On February 28, 2022, President Joe Biden proclaimed March 2022 as National Women's History Month.
Federally Employed Women presents: Her-Story "My Journey to Success"
Date and Time: March 30, 2022, 11:30 AM (EST)
Description: In celebration of Women's History Month, the Federally Employed Women New Horizons Chapter showcases "Her Story - My Journey to Success".
Link: Her Story - My Journey to Succes External Link
Meeting ID: 160 937 3832
Dial by your location: +1 669 254 5252 US (San Jose), +1 646 828 7666 US (New York), +1 551 285 1373 US, +1 669 216 1590 US (San Jose)
OASCR, FAS, and Women in Agriculture presents: Leading at Your Level
Date and Time: March 30, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
Description: The USDA welcomes Women’s History Month, a celebration to recognize the significant contributions that Women have made in our nation’s history. The event will feature a Fireside Chat, a live interactive, and virtual conversation with women in agriculture.
Link: Women's History Month Observance - Leading at Your Level External Link
A Dialogue with Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh and USDA Women in Agriculture Employee Resource Group and Community
Date and Time: March 31, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST)
Description: A roundtable discussion with leaders and representatives from USDA’s Women in Agriculture (WIA) Employee Resource Group (ERG). It will be the first time Deputy Secretary Bronaugh will meet specifically with USDA Women employees to discuss topics and issues unique to their experiences.
Link: A Dialogue with Deputy Secretary Jewel Bronaugh and USDA Women in Agriculture External Link
Courses, Learning Paths and Channels
Learning resources from LinkedIn Learning and Percipio.
- Hire Women: An Agile Framework for Hiring and Retaining Women in Technology (Percipio Audiobook) External Link
Hiring women doesn’t start with recruiting. It starts with creating a work environment that’s safe and equal for all. Learn an agile, iterative framework for hiring and retaining women that’s practical and easy to use for any team, big or small.
- Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose (Percipio Audiobook) External Link
Through interviews with a network of over fifty trailblazing women, this book shows women how to accelerate their growing economic power and combine it with purpose to create success and meaning in their lives while building a better world.
- Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek on The Pink Pandemic: A Recovery Plan for Women, Allies, and Organizations (Percipio Video) External Link
Learn about three key pillars that can support women, advance them in the workplace, and help them regain the ground lost to the pandemic.
- Women in Leadership (Percipio Channel) External Link
Women leaders face unique challenges and opportunities. In this channel learn how to lead effectively as a woman in today's workplace.
- Forging New Pathways for Women’s Careers (Percipio Channel) External Link
A Leadercamp focused on solutions for women and organizations to refocus and rebuild women’s careers in innovative, inclusive, and sustainable ways.
- Women Transforming Tech: Navigating Your Career (LinkedIn Learning Path) External Link
Whether you're entering tech as a new grad or pivoting from another industry, this learning path provides practical advice for how to navigate your career as a woman in tech.
- Women in Leadership (LinkedIn Learning Path) External Link
In this path, learn essential skills and strategies for success as a leader in the workforce.
- Women's History Month External Link
This Web portal is a collaborative project of the Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
- NPS Celebrates Women's History Month External Link
Every March during Women's History Month and throughout the year, the National Park Service and our partners commemorate the role of women in American history in parks and communities across the country.
- Woman's History Month Resources External Link
The National Archives celebrates Women’s History Month, recognizing the great contributions that women have made to our nation.
- Fact Sheet: National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality External Link
Last fall, the Biden-Harris Administration released this fact sheet.