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EIT Food is organising WE Lead FOOD, an entrepreneurship and leadership for women ‘who wish to drive change, innovation and sustainability within the food sector as we face supply chain challenges.. to equip with the tools to make that difference and achieve results.’ All details of this online programme can be found here:

CambPlants and the Global Food Security are co-sponsoring two places (first come, first served basis) to attend this exciting programme.

We know there’s not much time left to submit your application (deadline 7 July), but the application is straightforward:

  1. Log in here (
  2. Answer 4 questions (200 words each) about your views on Food systems and your motivations to contribute to positive change.
  3. Make a 2 min video about you and what you do.
  4. Wait to be accepted!

Once you are accepted:

  1. Send an email to Mariana at with the registration email, and if you are one of the two first candidates to send us an email, we will take care of the payment.
  2. Attend WE Lead.
  3. Provide a one-pager report to us with main learning and a future plan of actions.

The network is open to all discipline backgrounds; research, business, policy, civil society members, so really good for networking and increase awareness of innovation systems. So, it’s a fantastic opportunity to network and meet all sorts of fantastic colleagues.

To ensure the quality of the programme there will be restricting numbers, so don’t miss the opportunity!

This programme draws together the years of experience from The University of Cambridge in training mid-career professionals, Aahurs University and EUFICs cutting edge Leadership programme. 

The fee of each module is €150+tax, but if you attend both modules the total fee will be only €250+tax. WE Lead Food costs €3,000 per person but for 2020 successful applicants will receive funding from EIT Food enabling the reduced price shown above.