Shirley McClellan: The Evolution of Women as Leaders in Agriculture


Sometimes our path chooses us, rather than the other way around.

In Shirley McClellan’s case, the political life wasn’t necessarily a goal, but happened more by being willing to say yes when an opportunity arose. In this interview filmed at the first-ever Advancing Women — Leadership in Agriculture conference, Real Agriculture founder Shaun Haney asks McClellan about her time as Alberta agriculture minister, how the industry has changed in regards to women as leaders and her one piece of advice for women looking to lead within agriculture.

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