Want To Work In Cannabis? These Women Can Tell You How

Felicity Chen, 26, Cofounder of Potli in San Francisco, CA

What does your company do?

“We’re a modern wellness brand with a mission to heighten your kitchen and daily rituals with the benefits of cannabis and hemp. We believe that delicious, honest ingredients like our raw wildflower honey, cold-pressed extra-virgin olive oil, and chili oils enhanced with full-spectrum cannabis are an ideal way to empower happier and healthier lives.”

What do you do every day?

“Each day is different. From strategizing the next product launch to signing on and training new retail partners, daily operations, sponsoring cannabis dinners, regulatory compliance checks, and creating content with our peers — the list goes on!”

What were you doing before you entered the cannabis space?

“I grew up in the food world, and after graduating from BU studying operations, I moved back home to the Bay Area to work in business development, signing on tastemakers and service providers with startups such as Gilt.com, Uber, and MealPal. Many of the amazing people I met along the way are advisers to our business today.”

How’d you get into this industry?

“Cannabis is nourishment for my soul, and I would…

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