Now reading via ABC Rural: Female cotton industry leaders lead charge for more sustainable industry


“From the paddock to the catwalk, women are disrupting the Australian cotton industry with a focus on sustainability and productivity.

“Australia is a small player in global cotton, but it is one of the largest raw cotton exporters in the world, with a reputation for innovation.

‘Now, more women are emerging as future industry leaders, with growers, researchers and fashion designers coming together to improve the industry.”

So begins this article from ABC rural reporter Ashleigh Bagshaw featuring three of the emerging female leaders selected for the 2022 Australian Future Cotton Leaders Program by Cotton Australia and CRDC: fashion designer and educator Emma Bond, cotton grower Kim Stevens and cotton marketer Jess Strauch.

Read the ABC article in full here.

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