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About Us

Mary Jane University reaches the heart and mind of the Canna Curious individual and bridges the gap between medicine and education. Our signature line of in-home educational events and courses offer anyone interested in learning about cannabis a unique experience through product reviews, sampling, and demonstrations. MJU In-home Educators have graduated courses on topics from the endocannabinoid system, history of cannabis, topicals & tinctures, vaping, concentrates, terpenes, CBD, cooking with cannabis and more.

We offer a fun and interactive learning environment, in the comfort of a one’s home or corporate environments. We are available to assist in cannabis education for: patients, healthcare professionals, public servants, and chefs.

Frances Schauwecker Founder and CEO  is a cannabis educator and has been an advocate for cannabis for over 20 years. As CEO of Mary Jane University, she shares her passion for cannabis as well as offers opportunities for others to get involved in the cannabis space. Since the founding of the Orange County Chapter of Women Grow in 2014, Frances has worked closely with Barbie Sommars and Keiko Beatie to bring the cannabis community a variety of events that allow people to network, become educated and socialize with other like-minded individuals. Frances Schauwecker Found and CEO  is a cannabis educator and has been an advocate for cannabis for over 20 years. As CEO of Mary Jane University, she shares her passion for cannabis as well as offers opportunities for others to get involved in the cannabis space. Since the founding of the Orange County Chapter of Women Grow in 2014, Frances has worked closely with Barbie Sommars and Keiko Beatie to bring the cannabis community a variety of events that allow people to network, become educated and socialize with other like-minded individuals. Frances manages our signature in-home parties division and facilitates the MJU education program. Frances is also an experienced Reiki Master and one of Doreen Virtue’s Certified Angel Therapy Practitioners. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 3 small children and her husband of 20 years.

Barbie Sommars the COO of Mary Jane University, Chief Experience Creator of MJU High Dining and President of Faerie Jane, a cannabis lifestyle brand that celebrates activism through the art of adornment. She’s also the Founding Co-Chair of Women Grow Orange County and former Co-Host of “The 420”, a cannabis news show on the first Cannabis based TV Network, the US Weed Channel. Barbie Sommars the COO of Mary Jane University, Chief Experience Creator of MJU High Dining and President of Faerie Jane, a cannabis lifestyle brand that celebrates activism through the art of adornment. She’s also the Founding Co-Chair of Women Grow Orange County and former Co-Host of “The 420”, a cannabis news show on the first Cannabis based TV Network, the US Weed Channel. Barbie is a cannabis consultant and activist who sought alternative ways of healing and pain management after a medical diagnosis in 2008.  Barbie brings 20 years of corporate operations experience to MJU and has a background in high-net-worth asset management. She now resides in the beautiful high desert near Joshua Tree, CA and committed herself to a life of healing, activism, and education to restore this ancient healing herb to its rightful place.

Lindsey Jones CMO of Mary Jane University and Experience Creator of MJU High Dining. Lindsey Jones’ experience in the cannabis industry dates back to 2008.  She brings experience in marketing, graphic design, and web design.  Lindsey and Barbie bonded over their passion for the environment working together on LA County’s largest earth day celebration, The Green Prize Festival.