'Agriculture: It's in Your DNA.'
Do you ever want to talk about genetics, genetic engineering/ biotechnology/ GMOs, but aren't sure how to get the conversation started? Come learn activities you can do that open the door for a conversation. You will have the opportunity to explore an easy way to talk about phenotypes and genotypes. |
Workshop Session (all workshops will be 60 minutes)
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|Biosketch:||Dr. Ronda Hamm is passionate about providing enriching science and agriculture experiences for everyone. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education at Fresno State University. She received her Masters of Science and Doctorate degrees in Entomology at Cornell University. She is the Global Academic Relations manager for Corteva Agriscience. In this role, she develops and implements strategies and relationships to promote science, people and innovations for the future of agriculture. In 2016, Ronda was awarded the Distinguished Informal Educator Award from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) for her work in founding three successful science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs; two while in graduate school and one at Corteva Agriscience that continue to grow. The Corteva Science Ambassadors program inspires students to enter science careers, empowers teachers to bring agricultural sciences into their classrooms, and engages adults on the importance of the agricultural industry.|