Deidra Bagdasarian, known affectionately and professionally as “Miss Bliss,” is the founder and CEO of Ganja Goddess Getaway, a private, members-only social club for like-minded women into cannabis and creating a sense of community. Co-founded with Sailene Ossman in 2016, the getaway seeks to connect women to each other, themselves, and the cannabis plant.
In 2009, Bagdasarian co-founded the High Times award-winning Bliss Edibles Extracts with the goal of raising the standards of edibles to something more. Having taught edibles courses at Oaksterdam University, her Bliss Vanilla-Mint Chocolate Cupcakes, have been called too beautiful to eat.
Bagdasarian is a transformational figure in the cannabis sector; a high-profile female CEO and entrepreneur in an industry that, according to recent data, is hemorrhaging women executives. Statistics show that between 2015 and 2017 the number of women executives in the industry fell from 36 percent to 27 percent. We spoke