What Is Higher?
The First Cannabis Conference for Women of Color
Welcome to the first-ever Women of Color Cannabis Business and Wellness Conference - a groundbreaking event that is set to redefine the cannabis industry by highlighting the contributions of women of color.
For far too long, women of color have been overlooked despite their countless accomplishments in the cannabis industry and community. This conference is designed to change that by providing a platform for women of color to upskill, educate, and amplify their voices.
Over the course of two days, our conference will offer a wealth of resources to attendees. From expert-led panel discussions and educational workshops to networking opportunities and wellness activities, we have curated a dynamic program that will equip women of color with the tools they need to succeed in the cannabis industry.
Whether you are a seasoned industry professional or just starting out, you will find something valuable at our conference. Our speakers and panelists represent a diverse range of experiences and perspectives and will offer insights on topics such as business development, marketing, branding, and more.
In addition to the professional development opportunities, our conference also includes wellness activities such as yoga and meditation. We recognize that taking care of oneself is just as important as building a successful business, and we have made sure to prioritize both at our conference.
We invite all women in the cannabis industry and community to join us for this groundbreaking event. Let's come together, learn from one another, and amplify our voices in this growing industry. Register now and be a part of history!
Why should you be a part of "Higher"?
"Black women have had to develop a larger vision of our society than perhaps any other group. They have had to understand white men, white women, and black men. And they have had to understand themselves. When black women win victories, it is a boost for virtually every segment of society." - Angela Davis
Our Line Up.....
Sheena Roberson, Founder of Cannabis Noire
Presented by Sheena Roberson,
Founder & CEO of Cannabis Noire
Sheena Roberson is a trailblazing entrepreneur and visionary leader in the cannabis industry. As the founder of Cannabis Noire, she has been instrumental in creating a platform that celebrates and uplifts people of color in the cannabis space. With a passion for empowering marginalized communities, Sheena has dedicated herself to addressing the unique challenges faced by black and brown individuals within the industry.
Driven by a mission to promote equity and inclusivity, Sheena has tirelessly worked to provide education, resources, and networking opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs and professionals of color in the cannabis world. Through Cannabis Noire, she has fostered a supportive community that enables individuals to connect, collaborate, and thrive.
With her deep understanding of the systemic barriers faced by people of color, Sheena has become a powerful advocate for change. She consistently advocates for policy reforms that address social equity and create a level playing field for all participants in the cannabis industry. Her relentless efforts have gained recognition and respect from industry leaders and grassroots organizations alike.
Sheena's vision extends beyond business success. She recognizes the importance of holistic wellness and believes in the healing power of cannabis. By intertwining business development and wellness, she has created a unique platform that encompasses both financial prosperity and personal well-being.
Through her unwavering dedication and groundbreaking work, Sheena Roberson continues to shape the cannabis industry, inspiring countless individuals to pursue their dreams, defy the odds, and create a more inclusive and equitable future for all.
June 24th and 25th 2023
We have amazing line up of speakers, panelist, programming and more! this is the premiere Cannabis event of the summer. Check out some of what we have in store.
Protecting "Inner G and IP"
Gain valuable insights on how to navigate the legal and regulatory landscape, protect your intellectual property rights, and prevent unauthorized use or theft. Discover best practices, strategies, and emerging trends from industry leaders who have successfully secured and defended their energy-related IP assets. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how to safeguard your valuable energy innovations and preserve the integrity of your intellectual property in an ever-evolving landscape.
Breaking the "Grass" Ceiling
Gain valuable insights into the challenges faced by marginalized communities and how social equity initiatives can address systemic barriers and historical injustices. Learn about successful models and strategies that promote economic empowerment, educational opportunities, and access to resources for those who have been disproportionately affected.
Discover the tangible impact of social equity programs on communities, highlighting the transformative power they hold in fostering equality and social justice. Engage in a dynamic conversation that tackles the complexities of social equity, including its intersectionality with race, gender, and socioeconomic factors.