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Corteva Agriscience signs up for Empowering Women in Science

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16 November 2023, India: Corteva Agriscience is joining forces with Buddy4Study India Foundation, to empower women pursuing advanced agriscience degrees. This prominent non-Governmental Organization (NGO) hosts India’s largest scholarship platform, connecting scholarship aspirants with financial aid providers.

This partnership aligns with the Corteva Shiksha CSR program championing exceptional women pursuing master’s or PhD degrees in agriscience, especially those facing financial challenges. The program provides financial aid and mentorship, fostering inclusivity and elevating women in science, cultivating a vibrant agriscience community.

Through this collaboration, Corteva is committed to bridging the gender gap and creating a more inclusive future. Diverse talents and perspectives are the driving forces behind curiosity, creativity, and innovation. By providing financial support to women pursuing careers in STEM, Corteva aims to cultivate a vibrant pool of talent. This talent, in turn, will play a pivotal role in fueling India’s ambition to strengthen its innovation economy.

Buddy4Study India Foundation shares in this enthusiasm, with their spokesperson stating, “We are honored to partner with Corteva Agriscience in their mission to empower women in science. This collaboration aligns seamlessly with our vision of enabling educational opportunities for deserving individuals. Together, we’re committed to removing barriers and propelling aspiring women scientists to achieve greater success.”

This two-year MoU will strengthen Corteva’s commitment to fostering Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (ID&E), an integral part of its corporate culture. This partnership represents a significant advancement in promoting women’s representation and empowerment in the field of agriscience while reinforcing its dedication to sustainable progress and innovation.

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