LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This coming Saturday, March 4th, Entrepreneur Sophia Amoruso will bring the Girlboss brand to life with the inaugural Girlboss Rally: a new conference by and for young women. This is the first in a series of rollouts associated with Amoruso's newly launched Girlboss Media, a digital-first community built to connect, educate, entertain and inspire smart, ambitious women everywhere.
The sold-out day will be jam-packed with 50 speakers and 500 guests to discuss the path toward entrepreneurship and being a woman in the modern digital world. Guests will meet and network with other talented, like-minded women while developing tips and tricks from some of the best minds of our time. An artfully curated program will consist of panels, fireside chats, speed-networking, food & drink, pop-up shops, and more. Programming will include the next generation of curious creatives, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and tastemakers to discuss a slate of topics including everything from marketing and brand building; to getting paid and quitting jobs; health & wellness, sexuality and more. Guests will walk away with physical reminders of their commitment towards their futures, and actionable takeaways to chart their course.
Confirmed speakers include highly regarded professionals across business, entertainment and media including Sophia Amoruso, Whitney Cummings, Britt Robertson, Michelle Lam, Whitney Wolfe, Gabby Bernstein, Kay Cannon, Kevin Systrom, Amanda Chantal Bacon, Tuesday Bassen, Jessica Bennett, Jane Buckingham, Sara Christensen, Deena Drewis, Audrey Fisher, Liz Goldwyn, Tyler Haney, Roseli Ilano, Payal Kadakia, Sarah Kunst, Michelle Lam, Mara Lecocq, Susan Lyne, Moj Mahdara, Kelly Sawdon, Alyssa Mastromonaco, Laverne McKinnon, Amel Monsur, Brit Morin, Peggy Noland, Kelly Oxford, Sarah Robb O'Hagan, Rachel Shechtman, Pam Shamshiri, Lilly Singh, Sheree Waterson, Jess Weiner, Emily Weiss, Rachel Weiss, Nicole Williams, Sarah Robb O'Hagan, Samantha Paige, Elizabeth Nolan, and Promise Tangeman.
"The Girlboss Rally will be an unforgettable experience, creating a new model for what a conference for women can be and achieve. Our incredibly accomplished speakers will do more than just inspire – they will motivate and show us a new path forward. And I'm thrilled to offer our guests access to them all," said Amoruso, a cultural icon named by Forbes as "Fashion's New Phenom" and featured on the cover of its June 2016 "Self Made Women" issue. Founder of the fashion brand Nasty Gal and now her new enterprise, Girlboss Media, she is author of the New York Times best-selling memoir #GIRLBOSS and her recent book, Nasty Galaxy. Host of the Girlboss Radio podcast (90,000 weekly downloads) and head of the Girlboss Foundation, Amoruso is currently executive producing the forthcoming Netflix comedy series "Girlboss," slated to premiere in April of 2017.
Event sponsors include American Express Platinum, Bumble, Squarespace, Equinox, and L'Oreal, with American Express Platinum bringing their Platinum Collective of curators and tastemakers together to host a special thought leadership dinner the evening prior at the Hudson Loft. Bumble will be hosting a premium headshot photo area for attendees to enjoy and Squarespace will offer one-on-one consultations, providing an opportunity for guests to learn how to set up their very own website.
10% of all ticket proceeds from the Girlboss Rally will benefit the Girlboss Foundation. Since its launch in 2014, the Girlboss Foundation has awarded more than $100,000 in grants to exceptional female entrepreneurs across the worlds of design, fashion, music and the arts, to help fund them on their way toward becoming a Girlboss and owning their future.
For more information on the first Girlboss Rally, please visit www.girlboss.com/rally.
Girlboss Media is a digital-first company built to connect, educate, entertain, and inspire the smart, ambitious woman. Founded in 2017 by Sophia Amoruso, Girlboss Media funds the Girlboss Foundation, which has given over $100,000 in grants to exceptional female entrepreneurs. To learn more about Girlboss, visit Girlboss.com.
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