NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / July 20, 2023 / Women Grow LLC, the largest professional network for women in the cannabis industry, announced today that Gia Morón will step down as president of the company effective July 31st to focus on her business ventures. Dr. Chanda Macias, Chairwoman of the Board of Managers and CEO of Women Grow, will continue to lead the business.
"Gia Moron was fundamental and instrumental to the growth and success of so many women. Our community will forever be grateful for her many and vast contributions," said Dr. Macias.
Morón joined the Women Grow New York market in 2016, then transitioned into headquarter leadership in 2018, having created and led many initiatives for the company. During her tenure, Morón established strategic partnerships with leading cannabis businesses such as Curaleaf, Trulieve, and Etain; created community and educational programming including the Emmanuel Baptist Church and Women Grow "Business of Cannabis Summit"; and advised Medgar Evers College's Cannabis program and Yale School of Business "Business of Legal Cannabis" conference. Morón worked with the cannabis industry's biggest expos on creating the first women focused branded programming - Benzinga x Women Grow - Invest In Her, Cannabis World Congress Business Expo (CWCBE) for the Women Grow Pavilion and the Women Grow LIVE Experience at MJBizCon - all while continuing to run her other business GVM Communications, Inc.
"I am very proud of what we accomplished at Women Grow. This company has been the pathway for so many women, and much like them, Women Grow and its leadership has played a critical role in my entry into this emerging market. I would not have had the understanding I have today without working alongside such incredibly talented and innovative leaders," said Morón the departing President. "It has been a privilege being one of the contributors to the growth of this community. Advocating for accessibility and wealth building opportunities for those who are often overlooked has been my motivation."
About Women Grow
Women Grow is a for-profit private company that provides professional networking, education, and empowerment to women leaders in the cannabis industry. Dedicated to building an inclusive new industry from the outset through its strategic partnerships, Women Grow hosts in-person and online events and mentoring for upcoming industry leaders. Its programming provides insight and connections needed for participants to succeed at every point in their business and/or careers. Visit WomenGrow.com and follow Women Grow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, andLinkedIn(@womengrow).
SOURCE: Women Grow LLC