Amy Munro is a final year Veterinary Science Student studying at Charles Sturt University. Amy was born and bred on her family’s beef cattle property in the small country town of Cumnock (NSW) and has an intrinsic passion for and understanding of Australian agriculture.
As well as being a 2015 AgriFutures Horizon Scholar, Amy has been involved in a variety of youth groups in the beef industry and has continued to pursue her passion for agriculture through her involvement with Australian Women in Agriculture (AWiA). In 2018, Amy became a Board Member and Secretary for AWiA and has since been fundamental in the creation of the AWiA Youth Coordinator position as well as the development of the Inaugural AWiA Youth Committee.
Amy has a passion for policy, food security and primary agricultural production. Amy is dedicated to encouraging youth in agriculture and supporting the next generation to progress Australian agriculture into the future.
In January of 2019, Amy travelled to India with some of her vet student colleagues to volunteer in a 2 week Spey Clinic program. On the Crawford Fund Panel, Amy will reveal the good, the bad and the ugly about working in a developing country. Amy will speak about the challenges of working in India and adapting to a different culture as well as what she gained through her experience and the highlights of her trip.