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Entries from October 2021

Jeff Raber, Cannabis Research

October 27th, 2021 · Comments

JeffreyCRaber-Portrait-2018jpeg68qn5.jpgDr. Raber received his B.S. in biochemistry from Lebanon Valley College, PA and
subsequently a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Southern California
with an emphasis on developing new synthetic methodologies useful in pharmaceutical
drug discovery and manufacturing efforts. Dr. Raber studied botanical phylogenetic
relationships based on the RuBisCO enzyme’s evolution while in college and was
named to the USA Today 1997 All-USA College Academic Team for his research
accomplishments in this area. Dr. Raber entered cannabis in 2010 and has published 5
peer-reviewed articles on cannabis topics. Dr. Raber has been invited to lecture about
cannabis around the world, holds multiple patents on cannabis-based technologies,
particularly pertaining to terpenes, and is often sought out by the press to comment on
topics as he is recognized as one of the industry's scientific thought leaders.

For more information about Jeff Raber go to https://cannabismanufacturers.org/team/jeffrey-c-raber-ph-d/

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Mike Skrypnek, Grow Get Give

October 13th, 2021 · Comments

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Mike helps spark mid-career entrepreneurs with great potential put their dreams into action for big impact. He is a renowned business catalyst, seven time bestselling author, and featured podcast guest.

 

Intentionally adding energy at the right time, the right way, with the right person allows impact to go interstellar and set off a cosmic ripple effect. The multiplier effect of entrepreneurial success extends through generations.

 

Mike’s recently launched Total Quantum Impact process lays the groundwork and a methodology to realize your personal and professional dreams, while quantifying your impact for life.

 

He lives, loves and adventures in Squamish, BC, Canada with his wife Sherri and their two young adult children.

For more information about Grow Get Give go to https://www.mikeskrypnek.com/

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George McGraw, DigDeep

October 6th, 2021 · Comments

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George McGraw is a human rights advocate specializing in the human right to water and sanitation in the United States. George is founder and CEO of digdeep.org, the only WaSH (water, sanitation and hygiene) organization serving the 2.2 million Americans without access to basic plumbing. Founded in 2011, DigDeep develops education, research and infrastructure projects aimed at extending access to clean, hot-and-cold running water to every American.
 
Under George's leadership, DigDeep won the 2018 US Water Prize for its Navajo Water Project, which has brought clean, running water to hundreds of Native families across New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah. In 2019, George led an effort to publish Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States, the first national study to outline the domestic water crisis and propose a way forward. 
 
George has written for The New York Times, SSIR and The Nation, and his work has been featured in every major news outlet, including Emmy and Deadline award-winning pieces by CBS Sunday Morning. George is an Ashoka Fellow and former Social Entrepreneur in Residence at Stanford University. George holds an M.A. in International Law and Conflict Management from the United Nations University for Peace. He is also a Civil Society Fellow at The Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.  For more information on dig deep go to http://digdeep.org/

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