Article by Lisa Snyder
Tokeativity is a global community of active cannabis consumers and business owners that believe in cannabis normalization, equity and empowerment of a modern consumption culture. We connect through creative, social, and political, intersectional feminist forward activities and marketing campaigns that work to create radical, positive change.
Here are just 10 of our favorite women in the cannabis industry today!
1. Evelyn LaChapelle
Community Engagement Manager for Last Prisoner Project and the Founder of 87 Months
In 2013, Evelyn LaChapelle was convicted on three charges related to her minor role in a marijuana distribution operation and sentenced to 87 months in prison. She had no prior record and in fact had no indicators that she was a repeat offender.
She has experienced the War on Drugs personally, her family has now experienced it, and her daughter was left without her mother because of it.
2. Erin Purchase
Partner, Kind Leaf Pendleton
Erin Purchase healed her daughter from cancer using cannabis and is now working hard to help other people in need through her dispensary, Kind Leaf Pendleton.
Watch the video she recently recorded at our Tokeativity Social.
3. Vonda Page
Founder of Radical Change, a learning, coaching and advisory firm
Vonda Page coaches leaders to make change with a focus on millennials, as they are the next workforce in helping breakdown the patriarchal systems.
Page uses tech and psychology to help implement emotional intelligence into her work, including critical thinking, empathy, and understanding bias.
She works to shape culture utilizing the tools that have been used to oppress us. She recently did a TED TALK about her work.
4. Jessica Gonzalez AKA The Mommy Jane
This cannamom and social media influencer changed her life when she turn off the alcohol and turned on the cannabis.
She's launching a Book and Video Course with Tokeativity titled "The Mommy Jane's Guide to Becoming a Cannabis Social Media Influencer" this spring!
5. Mskindness B. Ramirez
Founder of CKTV, Our Kind CBD Hair Products & The Co-Founder of Bridges: Courages Conversations about Race Equity & Inclusion with Tokeativity, soon to be a streaming TV show!
Mskindness B. Ramirez has changed the landscape of the cannabis industry by building bridges between companies and people to increase understanding and awareness around modern racism.
Ramirez has worked in partnership with us and so many others who have a deep desire for change and evolution. She is an incredible teacher and healer.
6. Suzanne Kludt
Founder of Glass Cardinal
After facing unexpected loss and a myriad of health issues, Suzanne Kludt and her family were experiencing serious side effects from the stress including sleep disorders, anxiety, heart palpitations, tension, and depression.
They launched Glass Cardinal, a CBD brand to help people like themselves work to ease their bodies and minds.
7. Razia Hayden
Director of Marketing and Sales with Extractioneering, a Luxury Biotech Cannabis Company in Oregon and Editor of Cured Magazine
Simply put, Razia Hayden is a badass BIPOC woman who has taken the Oregon oil market by storm!
8. Zoe Wilder
Zoe Wilder is our #1 woman for all things PR. She will help you get your brand in front of a lot of eyes. Wilder has been a huge supporter of women in the space for a long time and she's absolutely someone you want to know.
9. Tiffany Watkins
Founder of Vanguard Media Online
Tiffany Watkins has more than twenty years of experience in the cannabis space, working to highlight and empower women around the world through her platform.
She is passionate about supporting women and making sure they succeed. She is also the co-host of Bridges, and has helped to elevate the conversation for the entire cannabis community, helping all of us as a collective get real about racism.
10. Brittany Carbone
Founder of TONIC CBD
Brittany Carbone was looking for a natural way to manage her anxiety and depression that could help her like cannabis had in the past, but would be workday-friendly.
As a personal trainer and health coach, she has a deep knowledge on herbal remedies and a passion for helping people feel better.
Lisa Snyder is the Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer of Tokeativity, The Global Feminist Community for Active Cannabis Culture. She is a feminist and plant medicine advocate with over 25 years of digital strategy experience and has passionately supported the self-healing revolution through consumption and plant medicine advocacy.
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