Scheduled to take place from May 28th to June 3rd, the fourth annual Women in Horticulture Week offers a diverse range of activities, events and educational sessions designed to acknowledge the contributions made by women in horticulture. During this week-long celebration, professionals, industry leaders, and enthusiasts will engage in meaningful discussions, share knowledge and build strong networks.
"Women have played a vital role in shaping and advancing the horticulture sector. Their passion, expertise, and commitment have transformed the industry, leading to innovation, sustainability, and increased opportunities for all," says Katie Dubow, the president of Garden Media Group, a women-owned public relations firm in the green industry.
"As women in horticulture, we cultivate strength, nurture growth, and bloom with resilience. At PlantTraps, we embrace our role as a women-owned business, sowing seeds of inspiration and nurturing a future where equality blossoms in every corner of the horticultural world," says Deborah Holtschlag, the founder of PlantTraps, a women-owned garden business.
Ways to Celebrate the Fourth Annual Women in Horticulture Week include the Women in Horticulture series hosted by AmericanHort. The next event is scheduled for June 7th at 2 pm EST and will feature Kariné Stuimer, senior vice president at BrightView Landscape Services. Networking sessions will provide opportunities to connect with like-minded professionals, exchange ideas, and build valuable relationships that contribute to personal and professional growth. The Women in Hort group is hosting their next networking session on June 5th at the PHS Pop Up Garden at 5 pm EST. Join their group for future opportunities.