About Us

Meet the This is Jane Project team

Mskindness B. Ramirez

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Mskindness B. Ramirez is the CEO of EBK Apothecary and Executive Director of Club Kindness. Mskindness is not only her given name, but a calling. She is a Cannabis Education Facilitator, Adjunct Professor, CBD Entrepreneur, Podcast Host, Author, Wife, and Mother. Her passion is fed by a desire to bring inclusive health education to the masses, and she’s doing her part by bringing excellent pedagogical practices to the Cannabis space.

Mskindness’ new book, “Our Very Special Garden” was inspired by her own children and designed to spark a healthy Canna-conversation between parents and children.

Shannon DeGrooms

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Shannon’s commitment to community, justice, and healing led her to co-founding This is Jane Project in 2019. Shannon is a writer, community organizer, and proudly serves as the Executive Director of TIJP. When she isn’t healing complex trauma and working to provide trauma-informed programming for fellow survivors, she’s likely traveling around, getting lost in her fully converted tiny school bus.

Jennifer Whetzel

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Jay is the founder of Ladyjane Branding, the Women in Cannabis Study, and acts as the board secretary for TIJP. With more than 28 years of marketing and advertising industry experience, she is now focused on helping cannabis businesses make smarter, more strategic business decisions.

After finding significant symptom relief in medical cannabis and emotional support from community members, she was inspired to use her professional expertise to help businesses in the cannabis industry develop unique brands that lead to deep connections with consumers.

Jennifer Axcell

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Jennifer is a passionate creative and business strategist with background in multiple fields. Her current role as Co-Founder, COO and Executive Board President of the nonprofit Leaf411 ™ capitalizes on her 12 years of small business development experience and nonprofit involvement. Jennifer is TIJP’s fearless programming chair and Board Member and brings with her years of experience in nonprofit leadership, programming, and compliant cannabis donations.

Dr. Tiffany Bowden

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Entrepreneur, Business Consultant and Corporate Diversity Expert, Dr. Tiffany Bowden, M.A., PH.D, is the founding President and Co-Founder of the Minority Cannabis Business Association (MCBA), and Co-Owner of Comfy Tree Enterprises. The MCBA is the first non-profit dedicated to the needs of minorities in the cannabis industry. Comfy Tree Enterprises provides business consultation to cannabis enthusiasts, start-up’s and established companies. Dr. Bowden proudly serves on TIJP’s Board of Directors.

Rachel Murley

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Rachel holds a BS in management and finance and has worked in the accounting field her entire career. Rachel is an Enrolled Agent (EA) that has worked in the tax industry since 2005. An enrolled agent is a person who has earned the privilege of representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service by either passing a three-part comprehensive IRS test covering individual and business tax returns, or through experience as a former IRS employee. Enrolled agent status is the highest credential the IRS awards. Individuals who obtain this elite status must adhere to ethical standards and complete 72 hours of continuing education courses every three years. Rachel proudly serves as TIJPs accountant.

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