Marjorie Benbow is an intellectual property attorney. She focuses on technology transfer, licensing, corporate matters and distillery & brewery law. She is also a flower farmer, contractor/builder, scientist and educator. She serves on the board of trustees of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College and the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. Marjorie previously served as executive director of the Charlotte office of the North Carolina Center of Biotechnology and in the Office of Technology Transfer at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She has been recognized as among Charlotte’s 20 Most Dynamic Women, Charlotte’s 50 Most Influential Women and as a Distinguished Rotarian. She earned a bachelor’s of science degree in zoology and masters of science degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Masters of Business Administration degree and a Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest University.
This episode is perfect for anyone interested in flower farming, a journey of science, education and the law, and lessons about love, grief and gratitude.