From dumpster-diving "freegan" anarchist with a track record of petty theft and dropping out of community college to becoming the CEO & founder (and now executive chairman) of multimillion-dollar online ecommerce fashion brand Nasty Gal, Sophia Amoruso has an unlikely Silicon Valley success story. She visits Google to discuss her new paperback New York Times bestseller, #GIRLBOSS and her personal rise to success and unconventional startup wisdom.
Sophia Amoruso is an American businesswoman. At age 23, she started an online EBay store selling vintage clothing and other items, which she named "Nasty Gal Vintage". Based on the success, Amoruso founded Nasty Gal, a women's fashion retailer, which went on to be named one of "the fastest growing companies" by Inc. Magazine in 2012. She was named one of the richest self-made women in the world by Forbes.
In the New York Times bestseller that the Washington Post called “Lean In for misfits,” Sophia Amoruso shares how she went from dumpster diving to founding one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world.Find out more