Women are leading the cannabis industry in New York. These women healers are taking charge and doing very cool things in the weed world.Here are five women to pay attention to in New York.
Micaela Foley is the managing herbalist with The Alchemist's Kitchen, a teacher with The Bowery Cannabis Club and a writer. She works to have others within the community to educate and get others networked. She has honed her craft at the ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism, The School of Evolutionary Herbalism, and is studying at the Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine. She lives in Brooklyn.
Rachel Schepart is the first pharmacists in New York to join the pot industry. She is the lead pharmacist, dispensary, and operations manager for PharmaCannis. She opened the first pot dispensary in 2016. She is an instructor for the Lambert Center. She lives in Buffalo.
Noa Kahner is the founder of Kahner Global, which helps companies of the pot industry raise money to grow. Her company hosts private investment summits around the nation. She was formerly the Vice President of Business Development for the Opal Financial Group. She founded her company in 2015. She lives in New York City.
Jess Henson is the Director of Data and Insights for Acreage Holdings. Her job is to analytics to propel the pot industry to the modern age. She previously worked at High Leaf, where she was in charge of data strategy and market research. High Leaf was the first business for business intelligence and analytics for the industry. She now lives in New York City.
Vivien Azer is the Managing Director and senior research analyst for the multinational independent investment bank Cowen and Co. She is the first Wall Street analyst to cover the pot industry. She started a deep analysis in 2016. She was lured to Cowen from CitiGroup. She is an expert for several different news organizations. She lives in New York City.
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