Mar. 08, 2024

International Women's Day: Let's Inspire Inclusion

International Women’s Day (IWD), celebrated on March 8th yearly, is a global day recognizing women's social, economic, cultural, and political achievements. It also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This day serves as a reminder of the ongoing global struggle for equality and women's significant contributions in various spheres of life. At Superfresh Growers, we take this opportunity to honor and express our deep appreciation for the incredible women who are integral to our success.

At Superfresh Growers, we are proud to have a diverse workforce where women play key roles across all levels of our organization. From the fields to executive offices, women's dedication, talent, and leadership are evident. They are the heart of our operations, contributing to every stage of the process that brings our high-quality fruit from our farms to tables around the world. Their expertise, creativity, and resilience drive our innovation and help us maintain our commitment to sustainability and excellence.

Superfresh Grower's coordination team: Alejandra Ferrel, Patricia Clements, Paris Tsigonoff, Alejandra Lopez, and Melissa Martinez

The agriculture sector has traditionally been male-dominated, but the landscape is changing, and women are increasingly taking on leadership roles. Superfresh Growers recognizes the importance of this shift and actively supports it by creating an inclusive environment where women can thrive. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our employees, offering training and development programs designed to empower women and help them advance their careers.

Our support for women extends beyond our organization. This year, in celebration of International Women's Day, we are thrilled to partner with the YWCA in a volunteering initiative that underscores our commitment to not just celebrating women's achievements but also giving back to our community. The YWCA has been at the forefront of empowering women, and our team is excited to contribute through various activities and programs that support women and girls in achieving their ambitions. This collaboration is a testament to our belief in the power of community engagement and the impact it can have in fostering a more inclusive and equitable society.

Catherine Gipe-Stewart, Erica Metheny, and Alyssa Lowe volunteering at the YCWA of Yakima

In supporting International Women's Day, Superfresh Growers reaffirms its commitment to a world where gender parity is not an aspiration but a reality. We are proud to be part of this global movement and equally proud of the women who make up our team. Here's to celebrating not just today, but every day, the achievements and potential of women around the world.

To all the women at Superfresh Growers, thank you for your dedication, hard work, and the diverse perspectives you bring to our team. Your contributions are not just integral to our success- they are the force behind fresh.