One of the greatest promises that the legal cannabis industry holds for women is the opportunity to create leadership roles for themselves. In 2017, 26.9 percent of executives in the U.S. cannabis industry were women, according to a survey conducted by Marijuana Business Daily. Comparatively, the national average of women executives across all U.S. businesses in 2016 was 23 percent.
Meet a few of the hard-working and creative women who are having a major impact as executives in Washington’s cannabis industry. These stories capture the essence of what many women’s experiences have been working in this emerging industry. We hope their stories will inspire others to innovate boldly, in the cannabis space or any space they choose.
Jamie Hoffman – Craft Elixirs