Cann Midwest Conference in “ OK City 10/28”
It is our goal to provide opportunities for education, collaboration, networking, and support for women in cannabis. During this one-day Conference we will have dynamic speakers sharing some powerful professional development, stories of success, timely information & experiences, in addition to personal growth tools.
We are excited to have these talented and skilled speakers with us.
legalization. She is a business owner, insurance agent, cofounder of 501(c)3 charity
organization, OWCA, and founder of Little Buds. Currently serving as the Director of the Sales and Marketing, CFO of the MRB program at Oklahoma State Bank.
and has helped multiple food startups go from concept to ideation. Her expertise is
in the intersection between food, science, technology, and business strategy. She
has six years of experience in the cannabis.
She is now a professor in the Graduate Certificate of Cannabis Studies program at UI&U and
has published and presented in many peer-reviewed forums and is currently an internationally recognized educator and public speaker.
Teresa Teran from Lindsay, Oklahoma. She is a mother of two and has 20 years of business experience. She is an activist, patient, and business owner. Owner of T3 Cannivation an indoor hydroponics grow.
Erica went on to serve as the Executive Assistant and later as the Chief Staff Operations Officer of the Family, Morale and Recreation Directorate for the IMCOM at Fort Bragg, NC. During her time in civilian service, she wasawarded the Department of the Army Commander's Award for Civilian Service, Superior Service, Achievement Medal for Civilian Service and the Order of Molly Pitcher. Erica is a lifetime member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Auxiliary.
She has held various leadership positions throughout her career and is passionate about Veterans charities and care networks. She has worked with celebrities, CEOs, global corporations, CVBs, Sports Authorities, Military Installations and Institutions to bring awareness to the needs of veterans. From Iceland to Hawaii she prides herself in empowering veterans in physical and emotional health and self efficacy.
Erica is married and has two children ages 20 and 15. Her oldest son is a member of the US Army and serves at Fort Bliss, TX as an 11B (Infantryman). Her husband is also an Army Combat Veteran. Her daughter is in her junior year of high school and is a varsity cheerleader. Erica recently took up golf and is an avid outdoor enthusiast. She loves cooking gourmet meals for her family and has four dogs that she has adopted.
For over a decade now, Christina has been employed by a local nonprofit, working diligently in their criminal defense unit. As a paralegal to 12 defense attorneys, she has had the wonderful opportunity of assisting roughly 9000 indigent clients a year who face jail time in Kansas City, Missouri. Mental Health Court, specifically, holds a special place in her heart. Connecting a forgotten and underserved portion of the population with community resources, housing, and therapies. Every day hoping to improve individuals lives, one client at a time.
Christina is the co-founder of Agonist Cannabis Company and founder of the Canna Convict Project. Agonist Cannabis Company has been an integral contributor to the emerging Missouri medical marijuana program. Photographically documenting the evolution as it unfolds and promoting the individuals and business as they navigate this new industry. The Canna Convict Project was a passion project that started by simply reigniting the conversation of the impact of the war on drugs. The project consists of attorneys, paralegals, advocates and cannabis friendly entrepreneurs whose goal is to release our Missouri nonviolent cannabis POWs from incarceration and address their exit needs; expungement, housing, job training, and mental health services. The journey does not end upon release.
news and information publication, where she serves as the Editorial Lead. Leah is based in
Portland, Oregon and was very involved in cannabis legalization there, helping found New
Approach Oregon, the organization responsible for drafting and campaigning for Measure 91.
Additionally, in 2014 Leah founded a group called Moms for YES on Measure 91 through
grassroots efforts alone, which proved to be pivotal in the passage of the Measure, successfully
legalizing adult-use cannabis in the State.
Leah is also one of the founders of Show-Me Cannabis, the grassroots organization
responsible for pushing through the campaign for medical marijuana legalization in MIssouri in
2018. She also serves as an advisory council member for Marijuana Matters and is a founding
member of the Oregon Cannabis Equity PAC. While Leah also does freelance writing, creative
marketing consulting and has worn many hats in the cannabis industry, she is a social justice
and cannabis activist at the core and hopes to see the prohibition of cannabis end on a federal
level, and to see the cannabis conversation normalized across America and, someday,
business while raising four sons as a single mother. Khadijah Adams has been a full-time
entrepreneur since 1997. She entered the cannabis industry in 2014 by way of the
Colorado market. She began investing in cannabis-related companies shortly thereafter
and formed MIPR Holdings where she served as the founder and senior managing
partner for 3-1/2 years and was responsible for consulting and connecting accredited
investors to viable investment opportunities in the space.
In June 2017, MIPR, LLC, and MIPR Holdings, LLC was later acquired by C. E. Hutton,
LLC, a business development and management firm in Denver, Colorado where Ms.
Adams currently sits on the Board of Managers as the Vice President. She is also the
Founder of The GreenStreet Academy, an online educational platform that teaches the
basics of investing in the marijuana industry, and the co-author of The Minority Report,
annual marketing analysis of Minority-owned companies in the cannabis and hemp
Ms. Adams sits on the Advisory Board of The Color of Cannabis (TCC) 2020-2021, and is
the Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC) of the National
Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) 2020-2021, Advisory Board Member of Calyxeum
(MI) and a Board Member of Cannabis Can (Ohio).
Khadijah is the founder of Khadijah Adams, LLC dba “Girl, Get That Money” a business
empowerment and coaching movement. Her goal is to empower women in business by
providing them with the resources and tools needed to help them become successful. Ms.
Adams is a motivational speaker and published author of “Rewriting Your Mental Script
– 8 Mindsets That Defeat Self Sabotage”.
More Than Just A Conference
OWCMC is more than just another conference, it is an educational event! Packed with excellent speakers offering great cannabis and hemp education. Admission includes access to all sessions, one hour luncheon with featured speaker, and an Evening Networking event.
Plenty of Networking Opportunities
Take advantage of this networking event and find connections directly related to industry. Meet speakers and fellow entrepreneurs or patients. Sessions will include opportunities to ask questions and gain insightful information.
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