About MWAF


Agriculture & food

We are a registered non-profit based in Manitoba that advocates for all women who work in the agriculture and food processing industries. Our advocacy supports women across the entire sector, from production to products and services to all businesses and organizations associated with sustaining the industry. If you are a farmer, entrepreneur, educator, student or researcher or if you own or work for an agribusiness or food processing company, MWAF exists to empower you as you grow your career.

MWAF also aligns with companies, non-profits, educational, financial and government institutions seeking highly qualified employees and partnerships with women entrepreneurs. We work to create positive change that advances equality and inclusion for the betterment of our workplaces and industry.


Member-driven for real change

As a member-driven organization, everyone has a voice at MWAF. We embrace diversity and inclusion. We work hard to serve all members and are committed to doing everything we can to close the gender gap in the agriculture and food industry. As an organization, we are driven by shared values and a commitment to supporting women’s goals. By fostering the advancement of uniquely qualified women in agriculture and food, we bring meaningful innovation and opportunity for real change to our industry.

We also support industry stakeholders’ efforts to develop diversity, equity and inclusion policies.  Our industry support services are specifically designed to help stakeholders engage more women as employees, business owners and partners.

Our Mission

To inspire and support women
to achieve their career and
business aspirations.

Our Vision

To advance women’s
satisfaction with their work in
the agriculture and food sector.