Corteva Agriscience has joined forces with Buddy4Study India Foundation, for empowering women pursuing advanced agriscience degrees. This non-governmental organisation (NGO) hosts India’s leading scholarship platform, connecting scholarship aspirants with financial aid providers.
This partnership aligns with the Corteva Shiksha CSR programme championing exceptional women pursuing master’s or PhD degrees in agricultural sciences, especially those facing financial challenges. The programme provides financial aid and mentorship, fostering inclusivity and elevating women in science, cultivating a vibrant agriscience community.
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Through this collaboration, Corteva is bridging the gender gap and creating a more inclusive future. Diverse talents and perspectives are the driving forces behind curiosity, creativity, and innovation. By providing financial support to women pursuing careers in STEM, Corteva aims to cultivate a vibrant pool of talent. This talent, in turn, will play a pivotal role in fuelling India’s ambition to strengthen its innovation economy.
Buddy4Study India Foundation shares in this enthusiasm, with their spokesperson saying, “We are honoured to partner with Corteva Agriscience in their mission to empower women in science. This collaboration aligns seamlessly with our own vision of enabling educational opportunities for deserving individuals. Together, we’re committed to removing barriers and propelling aspiring women scientists to achieve greater success.”
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This two-year MoU will strengthen Corteva’s endeavour to foster inclusion, diversity and equity (ID&E), an integral part of its corporate culture. This partnership represents a significant advancement in promoting women’s representation and empowerment in the field of agriscience while reinforcing its dedication to sustainable progress and innovation.
Corteva is a global pure-play agriculture company that combines industry-leading innovation, high-touch customer engagement and operational execution to profitably deliver solutions for the world’s most pressing agriculture challenges. Corteva generates advantaged market preference through its unique distribution strategy, together with its balanced and globally diverse mix of seed, crop protection, and digital products and services.