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MelissaRolstonEntrepreneurImageWadeHudsonViaForbesDotCom

Cultivating Women Leaders In A Growing Field: A Conversation With A Cannabis Social Entrepreneur

A photographer by training, Rolston stumbled rather accidentally into a completely unrelated field, healthcare, which then led her to work in still another, somewhat controversial industry: cannabis.

My first job out of college was as a financial planner. It was a job I liked and did well and for which I was handsomely compensated. So how did I end up here, fifteen years later, writing this column? The answer is simple: I owned my purpose.

Often I find the women who truly own their purpose are the ones whose career evolutions are the most compelling—and Toronto native Melissa Rolston’s story is exhibit A in this regard.

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