FLOX TALX. An intimate dinner style design sprint.
What or rather WHO lives at the intersection of design and social impact? We do! We are curious futurists who believe in the power of design to change the world. So why don’t we get to know each other?
Join us to accelerate ideas at the intersection of equity, cannabis and shared prosperity? With the cannabis industry growing quickly - how do we address historically inequities, access to land and ensure that the industry as it develops is equitable, just and sustainable.
The evening will feature experts from around the state and most importantly YOU, civic advocates, public design champions, business leaders community organizers, and curious citizens.
Amongst her colleagues Mary Pryor is known for being a trendsetting, innovative, passionate and strategic problem solver. Mary has always been ahead of the curve due to being immersed in automotive design, electrical engineering, music, education, digital arts, and marketing while being raised in Detroit, Michigan. She is a bicoastal media expert with an impressive roster of employers and clients.
She is the co-founder and CEO of Cannaclusive, a collective focused on inclusive marketing and business advocacy in the cannabis industry, New York Chapter President of Minorities for Medical Marijuana, and she serves as the current New York advocate for The People’s Dispensary.
Jasmine Burems, is an herbalist and entrepreneur. Born in Philadelphia, built in Brooklyn, and based in Millerton, NY, she is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute of Afrofuturist Ecology, and a Lead Grower for Claudine Field Apothecary, a biodynamic and organic farm specializing in vibrant flowers and medicinal herbs, and Co-founder of Wildseed, a black- and brown-led, feminine-centered healing sanctuary, focused on healing present and ancestral trauma, community education and liberatory economics on 181 acres in the mid-Hudson Valley. Immersed in the healing arts for 18 years, Jasmine has practiced herbalism under the mentorship of several Master Herbalists, Midwives, Master Doulas, a Naturopathic OB/GYN, a Traditional Chinese Doctor/Acupuncturist, a Taoists Master and a Tantrika. Through Claudine Field Apothecary she grows CBD cannabis as a tool for community education toward repairing the harms of the War on Drugs.