West Coast Women: Yvonne Perez Emerson

West Coast Women: Yvonne Perez Emerson

Yvonne Perez Emerson is the founder of Make and Mary, a plant medicine brand focusing on the connection between creativity and cannabis. Emerson’s background is as a graphic designer, with more than three decades in the industry. She also started a nonprofit in...
West Coast Women: Christine Smith

West Coast Women: Christine Smith

In late 2014, Christine Smith’s curiosity for incorporating cannabis into her wellness routine led her to launch Grön, a line of environmentally conscientious hemp-infused confections. She was looking for something that could help with her anxiety, stress, and the...
Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey

Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey

Mennlay Golokeh Aggrey is no stranger to the challenges that women — particularly women of color — face within the marijuana industry. The 35-year-old cannabis creative started working with marijuana in 2005 in Humboldt County, California. At the time, Aggrey says,...
Q&A with Cannamommy Kelley Bruce

Q&A with Cannamommy Kelley Bruce

CannaMommy.org is a nonprofit with the mission of supporting mothers on their journey during pregnancy and beyond by providing safe access to natural medicines, including cannabis. The online platform aims to build a safe conduit between patient and health care...
Bria Bronwyn

Bria Bronwyn

“While I’m hustling to create a better future for myself and my family, I’m also learning to be a mother to my son,” said Bria Bronwyn. “Everyday is a lesson in finding balance in our little big world.” Portland based Bria Bronwyn runs a social media and...
Sarah Stenuf 

Sarah Stenuf 

Profile on the Founder of Veteran’s Ananda Inc. & Ananda Farms Sarah Stenuf knows firsthand that the effects of combat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are gruesome. After serving as an Apache crew chief for four years in the U.S. Army, including one...