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Fresno State Water, Energy, and Technology Center hosts author/filmmaker Amy Wu to speak on the future of agricultural technology, Wednesday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m.

Based on Wu’s book and documentary film, “From Farms to Incubators,” presentation will highlight women leadership in cutting-edge ag technology

Who: Amy Wu, author and director of the book and documentary film “From Farms to Incubators.”

What: Talk on the future of agricultural technology and women leadership in agtech.

When: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m.

Where: Fresno State University Henry Madden Library, 5200 North Barton Avenue, Fresno, CA 93740, Room LIB3212

To register: Visit https://bit.ly/FarmstoIncubators

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 26 — The Water, Energy and Technology (WET) Center at Fresno State will host a special talk by author and filmmaker Amy Wu on the future of agricultural technology, based on her book and film “From Farms to Incubators” on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m. at the Fresno State Henry Madden Library Room LIB3212.

Wu’s book and film “From Farms to Incubators” document how women entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds are leading the new field of agtech, the integration of agriculture and high technology. Wu will speak on how agtech can create better agricultural systems for producers, farmworkers, and consumers, while helping to solve the biggest threats growers are facing under climate change, and offering exciting, high-tech careers for women.

Seating at the talk will be limited, so participants are asked to pre-register for a seat at https://bit.ly/FarmstoIncubators.

More about Amy Wu:
Amy Wu is an award-winning agriculture and technology journalist and the producer/director of the documentary film “From Farms to Incubators,” which has been presented at SXSW and Techonomy. Her reporting has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today and Time magazine. In 2019 Wu was named one of Food Tank’s “15 Inspiring Women Leading the AgTech Sector,” and in 2020 Wu was named on Worth magazine’s “Groundbreakers 2020 list of 50 Women Changing the World” list.

More about the WET Center:
The Water, Energy and Technology (WET) Center’s mission is to support water, energy and ag-tech innovators and entrepreneurs on their path to commercialization through training, coaching and networking. The WET Center works to bring the world the most innovative products and resource management tools through its many programs, including Valley Ventures, and BlueTechValley.

More about “From Farms to Incubators”:
Title: From Farms to Incubators: Women Innovators Revolutionizing How Our Food Is Grown
Author: Amy Wu
Publisher: Craven Street Books, an imprint of Linden Publishing
Publication Date: April 20, 2021
Price: $24.95 US
Category: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Women in Business
ISBN 978-1-61035-575-9
8″ x 10″ trade paperback, 180 pages, 300 full color photos, index.

Available from bookstores, online booksellers and Craven Street Books (1-800-345-4447, CravenStreetBooks.com).

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