National Association of Professional Women Inducts Dale Jones, Executive Chancellor of Oaksterdam University, Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle

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Dale Jones selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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I’m pleased to recognize Dale with this important honor. Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Dale Jones as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in education. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting 850,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to recognize Dale with this important honor,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her perseverance, work ethic and leadership qualities are an inspiration to all women.”

Based in Oakland, CA, Dale Jones is the Executive Chancellor at Oaksterdam University and is focused on enhancing the debate for cannabis policy reform throughout the country. She helps support sustainable growth with quality training for the cannabis industry with important initial steps, including establishing political and social climates that will encourage cannabis policy reform.

Ms. Jones is also the Chairwoman of the Board for the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform, using her experience as the spokeswoman and legislative liaison for the Prop 19 Campaign in California. She has interviewed on many news channels and journalism sources such as BBC, CBS Evening News, History Channel, Fox News, AOL, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal and more. She was named one of the most influential women in the industry by Marie Claire and is an exceptional commentator on the current events in her field.

Focusing on overall civil rights issues, when she is not at the university, Ms. Jones dedicates time to legislative and local government meetings, attending various research and policy conferences, local community meetings and staying current with the newest information within the industry. She is on the Board of Directors for Californians to Regulate Medical Marijuana (CRMM). Her mission, beginning in early 2008, is to continue establishing a medical cannabis safety council offering several safety programs.

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NAPW’s mission is to provide an exclusive, highly advanced networking forum to successful women executives, professionals and entrepreneurs where they can aspire, connect and achieve. Through innovative resources, unique tools and progressive benefits, professional women interact, exchange ideas, advance their knowledge and empower each other.

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