This is Jane Project (TIJP) is a volunteer-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that sheds light, builds community, and uplifts the lives of women and non-binary trauma survivors.
Our trauma-aware programming is designed to support that mission through community building, healing services, and compassionate care facilitation (donated medicine). The programs for 2023 include:
Healing Happy Hours (HHH)
Healing Arts (HEARTS)
Community Outreach (location chapters and events)
Survivors Without Access (SWA)
including MMJane and Finding Jane
This is Jane Project began in 2019 as a photo-activism campaign to de-stigmatize conversations around trauma, healing, and medicating with cannabis. After photographing more than 50 women and non-binary trauma survivors, we realized that TIJP needed to be more than media, and thus, This is Jane Project 501c3 was born. Now, we offer the above robust trauma-informed programming to support our growing community of Janes while continuing to document stories of hope and healing with cannabis.
Shannon’s commitment to community, justice, and healing led her to co-found This is Jane Project in 2019. Shannon is a writer, community organizer, and proudly serves as the Executive Director of TIJP.
(affectionately known as “Doc”) is the CEO of Soul 2 Soul Global (S2S) a mission-driven company that provides “Simple Relationship Solutions for Busy People.” Doc is the creator of the Love Wins! LGBTQ+ Weekend Couples Retreat is a fun and intensive couple retreat that combines LGBTQ+-specific coaching with a luxurious resort experience. S2S also offers the SYMBIS Assessment (“Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts”) for all couples.
Engaged Advocate, Business, Career, Transformational Life Coach, and Spiritualist who thrives off Data and tech. Winner of the Women in Technology Advocate of the Year 2018 and CEO of For Alliances, a clearing house gathering historical information about women in all forms of business and technology. She currently is working as the Info-Tech Services Committee Chair for This is Jane Project, and as their Board Secretary.
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.
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
Since 1985, Dr. Scaglione has been doing therapy, cognitive rehabilitation, and neuropsychological assessments with people adjusting to brain injury, stroke, and other neurological and neurodevelopmental conditions. She understands that supporting the informed participation of family, friends, and caretakers can be crucial to recovery, compensatory, and adjustment processes.
Dr. Emir Costello possesses a Doctorate in Business Administration with a concentration in
Organizational Leadership. Dr. Costello is a registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist.
He is also a former nonprofit Director of Client Services, a position that allowed him to combine
his Master’s and Business degrees to service individuals in the community seeking mental health
services during the pandemic. Dr. Costello’s entire career has been in service to members of the
community around him. His personality has been described as disarming, allowing for
connections to take place between him and others seamlessly. He has spent eight years working
in mental health, including previous stints as a case manager, family advocate, and behavioral
Advocate for living your best life, mother, wife, human resources professional. Michelle holds a BA in
Business and has focused on incorporating her workplaces into people-centric environments.
Contributing to the growth of minority youth through mentoring and sharing life pearls of wisdom is one
of her passions