September 25, 2017 by Chris Kilkus
Girlboss Rally Set for New York
EASTWARD BOUND: Sophia Amoruso’s Girlboss Media is expected to expand its daylong Girlboss Rally conference to the East Coast with a Brooklyn iteration now on the books for Nov. 11.
The event is one part centered around women’s empowerment and another part inspiration and advice for entrepreneurs and creatives. The New York speaker roster so far includes Girlboss Media founder Sopha Amoruso, GE vice chair Beth Comstock, Revlon chief creative officer Linda Wells, Teen Vogue editor in chief Elaine Welteroth and Bumble founder and chief executive Whitney Wolfe.
The inaugural Girlboss Rally debuted in downtown Los Angeles in the spring, drawing some 500 people for keynotes, panels and fireside chats from a range of company founders and chief executives from the worlds of fashion, retail, finance and media.
General admission for New York is $450 with a VIP ticket priced at $700. The latter includes reserved front-row seating and access to a special lounge area. Both prices reflect $100 increases from the Los Angeles conference.
Girlboss Media is the brainchild of Amoruso, who nabbed $1.2 million in seed funding earlier this year. The funding came with the announcement the company hired a number of executives, including Goop chief revenue officer Alison Wyatt to be