Applications Available for AFBF’s Women’s Communications Boot Camp

Taylor HillmanGeneral

The Farm Bureau Women’s Communications Boot Camp is open to all women who are Farm Bureau members and want to enhance their communication and leadership skills.

The intensive training offers sessions on public speaking, testifying, targeting your message, working with the media and seeking elected office. Participants will complete an intense round of media interviews on their pre-selected issue and practice testifying on the issue. Feedback will be given throughout Boot Camp in order to prepare participants to target their message to a variety of audiences. Women’s Communications Boot Camp challenges participants to become confident and powerful voices for rural communities.

The training offers multiple interactive opportunities to build skills needed to communicate about agriculture and for Farm Bureau. Each participant will also network and develop relationships with Farm Bureau members and staff.

Applications for Women’s Communication Boot Camp must be completed electronically and signed by a state Farm Bureau Administrator, Organization Director or Women’s Leadership Program Director. The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday, June 30. Applicants will be notified of their application status via email by July 31. A maximum of 15 applicants will be selected to participate. Questions regarding the online application can be directed to Kelly Chahanovic at Staff of AFBF, state or county Farm Bureaus or affiliated companies are not eligible to participate.