Are you CannacuriousTM? Tune in to our MyJane MyStory podcast to learn from industry experts, leading health care professionals, influential advocates, major brands and every day people with extraordinary stories about their journeys.
Today, we are fortunate to have with us a woman that is the definition of success. Our guest, Susan Hwang is CEO of BEST Dispensary, Jamestown Center & Highley Holdings. Susan is a South Korean cannabis business entrepreneur who emigrated at age 12 to the United States. A cannabis industry stakeholder since 2012, Susan cultivates diversity and inclusivity in the cannabis space through her executive leadership roles. She serves as the Market Leader of Women Grow Phoenix and Women Grow Los Angeles, one of the largest professional networks in the cannabis industry. You will hear the story of a woman who has moved mountains and crossed oceans to be where she is today.
Meet Adrienne Hedger, the award-winning cartoonist behind the wildly popular digital comic, Hedger Humor. Adrienne partnered with MyJane to imprint her comedic interpretation of modern life and women’s wellness on the new SheSurvival Box by MyJane – Hedger Humor Edition.Her work has been featured on BuzzFeed, Disney, HuffPo, Today, Yahoo! and Upworthy. Several of Adrienne’s cartoons also have become viral sensations, reaching tens of millions of people worldwide with her fresh take on motherhood, marriage, career, and growing older. Our MyJane MyStory interview is conducted by Cara Raffele, co-founder of MyJane and a women’s lifestyle leader.
Meet two very dynamic men who also have their own podcast on which MyJane was interviewed last June. This month’s MyJane MyStory interview is more than a tit for tat, we invited these gentlemen for their innovative and creative thinking. They are helping brands navigate the complexity of marketing within the industry of Cannabis.
Hear Rico Montañez and James Jordan from The Emerald Forge Podcast provide key information on the restrictions young brands face on the market and how Rico and James can bring new perspectives to their marketing approach.
Meet Cheryl Hartley, the Founder and CEO of the Laughing Apothecary in Washington state. She lives on an island a stone through away from Vancouver Canada where we first met. She is a Certified Cannabis Consultant – Cannabis University, Digital Marketer – Xerox Document University & Ryan Deiss Certified Digital Marketer Colorado Medical Marijuana Transplant 2009 – 2012 Boulder, Colorado.
She will share her extraordinary story from the very hardship to happiness and success. This story is what the best warriors are made of.
What you will learn is how cannabis is what saved her after being stung by wasps over 500 times. An incredible story of surviving the impossible.
Tina Fanucchi-Frontado is the CEO and co-founder of KopSun, a company dedicated to health and education on cannabis-related topics. After hearing her story on how she started in the industry, you will probably add warrior and activist on the right to medicate with cannabis to her qualification. KopSun supports the demystification of cannabis with online learning, monthly group events, on-site presentations, and provide brands with the KopSun Seal of Approval.
Meet Autumn Shelton from Autumn Brands, a sixth-generation farmers company that started in Holland and in Santa Barbara. The family transferred generations of expertise from growing the finest tulips to producing pure, potent, quality strains of cannabis. Autumn is the Co-founder with the family Brands, together they embrace the values of fairness, honesty, and trust. One of the first women-owned cannabis businesses in the regulated market in California. She will share her story from hardship to success.