The first Wrangler COWGIRL 30 Under 30 Empowered Gala is set to take place on Friday, March 4 at Hotel Drover in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Gala is created to honor the 2022 class of COWGIRL 30 Under 30, the flagship program created by the editors and executives at COWGIRL Magazine. Now in its third year, COWGIRL 30 Under 30 has successfully promoted 90 young women from within the ranks of the Western Industry.
Wrangler is the title sponsor of the event and has additionally provided for a live concert by Big Sky Music recording artist, and Wrangler endorsee, Stephanie Quayle.
The Empowered Gala will take place amidst the rustic-luxe grandeur of The Barn, Hotel Drover’s warmly appointed and intimate special events venue. Creating the perfect setting for the gala, The Barn features charming chandeliers, hand-hewn timber ceilings, lushly landscaped outdoor verandas, and large terraces against the backdrop of Mule Alley in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards.
Honorees of the COWGIRL 30 Under 30 class of 2022 will be treated to a Hotel Drover veranda cocktail reception and red-carpet entry beginning at 6:00 PM, followed by the Empowered Gala inside. Guest speakers will include event sponsors from COWGIRL, Wrangler, Montana Silversmiths, Charlie 1 Horse Hats, Durango Boots, Cavender’s, and The Cowboy Channel. Singer/songwriter Stephanie Quayle will also serve as a keynote speaker.
The private live concert featuring Stephanie Quayle for the expected 350 guests will begin at 9:00 PM.
The mission of COWGIRL 30 Under 30 is to seek out and publicly recognize young women who are making a name for themselves within the Western industry. Whether they be corporate executives, professional athletes, media professionals, performers, or working cowgirls, it is COWGIRL 30 Under 30’s aim to shed light and show just how vital these young and talented women are to its industry. COWGIRL 30 Under 30 also strives to create and grow a network of individuals who can serve as role models and mentors for the future leaders of our industry.