Cornelia Kreplin has a history of accepting opportunities. After training in veterinary medicine and receiving a graduate degree in veterinary reproductive patholgy, Kreplin took a career with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, serving as the provincial reproductive pathologist and later as Alberta’s Chief Provincial Veterinarian. In 1999, Kreplin accepted an incredible opportunity to build a Food Safety Division for the Ministry. Now, with so much more than this snapshot of accomplishments and opportunities behind her, Kreplin is the executive director, sustainable production and quality food for health with Alberta Innovates BioSolutions.
RealAgriculture caught up with Kreplin at the 2014 Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference to hear how she’s managed to find and maintain success in employment. Kreplin emphasizes making goals, taking risks and providing support for others. Have a listen.