Founder • Co-Owner • Curator
Lisa Snyder is Portland-based feminist, a web design business owner and a cannabis entrepreneur. She is the Founder of Tokeativity: Cannabis Events for Women and Elle*Eye Web Design Consulting. She been working on the web since the mid 90’s and has created and organized feminist events since 2005.
As the daughter of an Emmy Award winning CBS television video engineer and growing up organizing the neighborhood children, she has been inspired to create communities across the country and has used the combined efforts of technology and live events to do so. After working for MTV.com, Magnet Media, a woman-owned production company in Manhattan, and attending feminist festivals, she has established her own nationwide women’s benefits, local women’s festivals, a feminist non-profit community in New York City, and a meetup for bisexual & lesbian women that’s been active since 2008.
She has been recognized for her work in Time Out New York, Go Magazine, Oregon Leaf, PUSH Magazine, CannabisTours.com, Stoner Magazine, The Weed Blog, and Splimm.com, among others.
After losing both parents to cancer in her 20’s, she has passionately partnered her community building, feminist event planning, and web skills with fellow event planner, cannabis entrepreneur and community builder, Samantha Montanaro, to co-curate the Tokeativity cannabis events series for women. Together, they help bridge the cannabis industry with consumers to help educate and empower women, in hopes of encouraging forward movement and healing in all the lives they touch.
Co-Owner • Curator
Samantha Montanaro is a chicken lovin’ multi-media artist, event coordinator, gardener, musician and mother who is passionate about community and feminine empowerment. Since 2014, Sam’s business, Prism House, has offered a variety of services including full spectrum event coordination, graphic design. As an urban farming and as a medical cannabis patient and plant medicine advocate, her passionate for normalizing plant medicine shows through in her events.
Samantha has partnered her passions with Lisa Snyder to create the Tokeativity events series for women. She also serves as chair on the board of a local non-profit aimed at revitalizing the business district of Parkrose, and is also a representative of Parkrose on the board of Venture Portland.