Denver Women of Cannabis hosts a monthly networking event with speakers from hemp, cannabis and canna-centric businesses. The Denver Women of Cannabis platform offers an opportunity to broaden your knowledge and connect with like-minded people. (Tickets are available through the event page and Eventbrite.)
Carla Boyd, How to Open a Hemp Based Food Company, instructor at the Women’s Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, is one of three speakers at the Denver Women of Cannabis networking event.
Carla Boyd struggled personally with various food intolerance; she discovered that hemp(food) assisted her on the road to sustainable health. This inspired the creation of Hemp Way Foods in 2014 and fuels the company’s visionary food products. Hemp Way is a hemp-based food production company where she continues as President & Chief Operations Manager. Hemp Way Foods education is shared alongside brand awareness and is a central focus of the business’s outreach. In 2015, her company received “Best Hemp Product/Facilitated by “The Cannabis Business Awards. She again won in 2016 for “Best Colorado Hemp Food” by the Industrial Hemp Awards. She just became back-to-back winners at the 2018 and 2019 Grow Hemp Colorado Indo Expo Events as the “Best Hemp Food Company”. Her recent highlights include an appointment to the Leadership Counsel for the National Small Business Association. Hemp Way Foods has been featured in various regional publications, most notably the Denver Post & the Hemp Connoisseur Magazine; making the Hemp Connoisseur Spring 2018 “100 People You Should Know”. Carla was also a featured contributor to the “VegFest Cookbook” published in 2017. The year begins with local and national speaking opportunities for sharing her message of hemp nutrition & sustainable food development; starting with the Industrial Hemp Summit in VA and the development of her online cooking show “Cooking with the Hemp Food Lady”.
Knowing your audience is key to connecting to your ideal clients and growing your business. Since 2002, Kerri Moncrieff, M.A. has been educating and training for those seeking to take their communication and presentation skills to the next level. Kerri is the CEO of Hemp Lass, LLC a company that provides consumer education about the hemp industry, works with industry partners to elevate how they present their cannabis story, and empowers entrepreneurs to grow their businesses with better communication. As the cannabis industry takes center stage again, she is excited to be part of it.
Daniela is an evolutionary biologist with expertise in coevolutionary interactions who recently received her degree from Indiana University Bloomington. Her previous work involves the ecological description of host-parasite interactions in time and geographical space.
She is passionate about understanding the genomic variation found in male and female Cannabis plants.