“We feel really excited about the idea of people personally, empowering themselves to balance their own feminine and masculine, and for that to be reflected outside as well through social justice, creative campaigns, all the things that we love to do.” - Samantha Montanaro
Welcome back to the To Be Blunt podcast! In this episode, Shayda Torabi welcomes Lisa Snyder and Samantha Montanaro, Co-Founders of Tokeativity, to talk about the work they do to bring cannabis feminists together and push for radical positive change. They also focus on the evolution happening in the industry and leveraging technology to create new opportunities for businesses and consumers.
[00:01 – 19:26] A Global Network of Cannabis Loving Feminists
[19:27 – 30:36] Changing the Stigmas Around Cannabis and Empowering Consumers Using Social Media
[30:37 – 40:41] Navigating Restrictions on Social Media and E-Commerce
[40:42- 48:31] Finding Opportunities and Building a Digital Community in the Web 3.0 Space
[48:32 - 54:30] Don’t Fear Technology, Be on the Cutting Edge
[54:31 – 1:00:54] Connecting Through Creativity and Amplifying Brand Stories
Lisa Snyder is the Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer of Tokeativity, The Global Feminist Community for Active Cannabis Culture. She is a feminist and plant medicine advocate with over 25 years of digital strategy experience and passionately supports the self-healing revolution through consumption and plant medicine advocacy.
Samantha is the co-founder and CEO of Tokeativity, a women’s empowerment and event network featuring a robust tech platform that brings communities around the world together on feminism, normalization of plant medicine, and the self-healing revolution. Samantha also opened one of the first cannabis consumption spaces, Prism House, after legalization in Oregon and has been a pioneer in advocating for the creation of social consumption regulations.
Connect with Lisa and Samantha!
Shayda Torabi has been called one of the most influential Women in WordPress and now she’s one of the women leading the cannabis reformation conversation building one of Texas’ premier CBD brands. She's currently the CEO and Co-Founder of RESTART CBD, a female-run education first CBD wellness brand. And has formerly held marketing positions at WP Engine and WebDevStudios. Shayda is the host of a podcast for cannabis marketers called To Be Blunt, where she interviews top cannabis brands on their most successful marketing initiatives. When Shayda's not building her cannabiz in Texas, you can find her on the road exploring the best hikes and spots for vegan ice cream. Follow Shayda at @theshaydatorabi
“Make the choice now to not fear technology because you don't understand everything about it. This is an opportunity for you to create and be on the cutting edge. And I know the cannabis industry loves being on the cutting edge.” - Lisa Snyder
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