These women are the new face of the marijuana industry.
The face of marijuana is changing, and it’s getting a whole lot more female friendly. For a long time, pot culture was heavily male dominated — both as the stereotypical user and dispenser, but that’s quickly changing.
Marijuana Business Daily conducted a reader survey this past October and results show that the percentage of women executives in the cannabis industry is much higher than overall rates of all U.S. businesses. For instance, women make up 36% perfect of executives in the cannabis industry, while amounting to just 22% of executives in U.S. businesses overall. And, more importantly, the number of women in charge when it comes to marijuana is growing.
There are many women on the ground, in the growhouses, and behind the counters when it comes to the world of weed. These five are just the tip of the cannabis crusted iceberg…..
Jazmin Hupp, Jane West & The women behind Women Grow
If you’re a woman interested in marijuana, then you need to know about Women Grow, a professional networking organization that connects, educates, empowers and supports all women throughout varying sectors of the cannabis industry. Founded by Jazmin Hupp and Jane West, Women Grow continues to spread their reach and influence, reaching thousands weekly via their newsletter, helping to host monthly events in over 20 cities nationwide, and their national Leadership Summit. Co-founder Hupp recognizes the importance in harnessing the power of women within the industry: “We saw an amazing opportunity to create a new industry with a new script that was diverse. This cannabis industry is creating businesses that serve people of all genders, colors, and ages, and the best way to do that is to invite all those people into the industry.”