Annie Rouse is Founder of Verified Life Cycle, a third-party verification for hemp products. She is paving grounds for industry standards and building a sustainable hemp supply chain. In 2013, she received a U.S. Fulbright Scholarship to study the environmental life cycle of hemp in Canada. Annie holds a Master’s Degree in International Environmental Policy and an MBA from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. She is also Founder of Think Hempy Thoughts, a brokerage and marketplace for third-party verified goods and Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit. As an eco-enthusiast, she educates on environmental stewardship by teaching family, friends and strangers how to reduce single-use consumption.