Blissiva develops cannabis-infused products specifically designed for the anatomy and power of the female body and mind. Founded by two best friends, one an engineer and serial entrepreneurial and the other an OBGYN, Blissiva has received national and international press for its signature product The Balance Pen— a pen designed to help those struggling with anxiety. Following the meteoric rise and popularity of the Balance Pen, Blissiva is developing other products to help alleviate a host of issues women struggle with, from menopause, to endometriosis, to chronic pain.
Gina Dubbe is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist. Currently, she serves as the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Greenhouse Wellness, an award-winning dispensary in Maryland, and is also Co-Founder of Blissiva, a female-focused cannabis line. She is also Co-Author of the book, High Heals; How Two Women Found Their Footing in the Cannabis Industry, and was the Founder of Therapearl, a revolutionary hot and cold compress.
Her work with Therapearl led the company to rank on the Inc. 5000 list and she received accolades including Forbes Magazine Women Who Built Outstanding Companies. Her speaking expertise is centered around how to develop and scale cannabis and product companies, and her background as Managing
Partner of Walker Ventures coupled with her entrepreneurial track record make her uniquely suited to do so.
Dr. Leslie Apgar
Leslie is a board-certified OBGYN with 17 years of experience in direct patient care. She is also the Co-Founder and Medical Director of Greenhouse Wellness, a medical cannabis ispensary, as well as Co-Founder of Blissiva, a female-focused cannabis line. Apgar co-authored the book, High Heels; How Two Women Found Their Footing in the Cannabis Industry and is the Founder of PuraVida, a Cosmetic Spa and Laser Center, a business that continues to thrive well into its tenth year of operation.
Her speaking expertise centers around how cannabis interacts with the body (particularly in women), and her medical background, coupled with her entrepreneurial track record and patient care, make her uniquely suited to do so.