Full Name
Christine De La Rosa
Job Title
Managing Partner
The People’s Group
Speaker Bio
Christine De La Rosa was recently named one of the 22 Cannabis Leaders Who Will Shape the Industry in 2022, in 2021 she was on the list for 10 Women to watch out for: Industry luminaries and rising stars, and in 2020 one of 35 Most Influential Women in Cannabis in 2020. As a thought leader and one of the most sought-after advisors in the cannabis industry, she sits on the advisory boards of Tetragram, Regennabis, and Cannabis Doing Good.

She was recently appointed to the Board of the National Cannabis Industry Association and is the chair of their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. She is the lead author of Gender Parity in the C-Suite and co-author of Pathways to Equity Ownership in the Cannabis Industry as part of National Cannabis Industry Association’s and The Arcview Group’s co-sponsored Gender Equity Cannabis White Papers. She has advised both local, state, and federal governments across the US on social equity in cannabis, as well as written position papers for New York, California, and Arizona with recommendations on their legalization and implementation of cannabis regulation. Additionally, she serves as part of the New York Cannabis Industry Association Special Advisor Group - Social and Economic Equity and Social Justice.

In 2015, she found cannabis as an alternative medicine to treat her lupus and was inspired by her experience to open The People’s Dispensary in 2016 along with her co-founders. With their mission to help those who most need access to cannabis, they continue to grow their multi-state supply chain footprint and build a fiercely sought after national social equity model and enterprise now known as The People’s Ecosystem and its subsidiaries. She is currently the CEO and National Co-Founder of The People's Ecosystem, Managing Partner of The People’s Group and Founder of CBxShield.
Christine De La Rosa