CSUMB to hold Symposium on Women in Ag and Tech

SEASIDE, Ca., February 14, 2018 – California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Institute for Innovation and Economic Development is slated to host a half-day symposium featuring women in agriculture, technology and agtech on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 from 2-5 p.m.. The symposium, free and open to the public, will feature expert panelists who will speak about some of the challenges and opportunities in their careers.

The event will be followed by a networking reception.

Panelists include:

  • Pam Marrone: CEO and founder of Marrone Bio Innovations
  • Margaret D’Arrigo-Martin: VP of community development for Taylor Farms
  • Lorri Koster: Chairman, CEO of Mann Packing Company
  • Ray Corpuz Jr.: City Manager, City of Salinas

See the full list of speakers, panelists and featured guests at the iiED event page.

Women in Ag and Tech Entrepreneurship Forum

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
2:00pm — 6:00pm
University Center Room Ballroom

Free (Parking is $1/hr)

Agriculture and technology come together at Cal State Monterey Bay’s half day forum on Women in Ag, AgTech, and Tech. Female leaders in Ag and Tech share stories of challenges and opportunities in their respected fields.


Hosting open community events is in keeping with CSUMB’s role as a community resource, providing forums for provocative discussions that can impact thought and action on issues important to our community.