Wrangler, the iconic denim brand and patron of the West, returns as the title sponsor of COWGIRL 30 Under 30 and its Empowered Gala to be held at Hotel Drover in Fort Worth, March 10-11, 2023.
The lead supporter since its inception in 2020, Wrangler has helped strengthen the COWGIRL 30 Under 30 program through its support while bolstering the recognition the program brings to young women in the Western industry.
“Wrangler has always been a strong supporter of the COWGIRL 30 Under 30 program and we’re thrilled to have them take the title of our most important project,” says COWGIRL Publisher, Ken Amorosano. “It is with their generous contribution that we are able to take the program to the next level and ensures our success by multiplying the results for our honorees ten-fold.”
“As a brand rooted in the Western lifestyle and longtime partner of COWGIRL, we’re thrilled to see the 30 Under 30 program’s continued success with the addition of the first Empowered Gala,” said Robin Rich, senior brand marketing manager at Wrangler. “Strong women have been an important part of the industry’s history, and as we celebrate Wrangler’s 75th anniversary and look forward to the next 75 years, we’re honored to recognize the inspirational young leaders of the present and future.”
COWGIRL announced the COWGIRL 30 Under 30 class of 2023 on November 15 and will honor the recipients at the Wrangler COWGIRL 30 Under 30 Empowered Gala, presented by Teton Ridge, which will take place on Friday, March 10 at Hotel Drover in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Gala is created to honor the annual class of COWGIRL 30 Under 30, the flagship program created by the editors and executives at COWGIRL Magazine. Now in its fourth year, COWGIRL 30 Under 30 has successfully promoted 120 young women from within the ranks of the Western Industry.
The 30 honorees will be feted and recognized during a ceremony and celebration on March 10, 2023, at Hotel Drover in Fort Worth, Texas. Guests of the gala will include the previous class alumna and representatives of the brands that support the event including Wrangler, Teton Ridge, Durango Boots, Cavender’s, Charlie 1 Horse Hats, Montana Silversmiths, Dude Rancher’s Association, Corral Boots, Old Gringo Boots, and The Cowboy Channel.
The mission of COWGIRL 30 Under 30 is to seek out and publicly recognize young women who distinguish themselves as leaders within the Western industry. Whether they be corporate executives, professional athletes, media professionals, or working cowgirls, the aim of COWGIRL 30 Under 30 is to shine a light on this vital and talented workforce while creating a network of individuals who can serve as role models and mentors for future female leaders.
Wrangler‘s COWGIRL 30 Under 30, presented by Teton Ridge, is sponsored by Cavender’s the Official Retailer, Charlie 1 Horse Hats the Official Hat, and Durango Boots the Official Boot, for COWGIRL 30 Under 30, with Corral Boots, Dude Rancher’s Association, Montana Silversmiths, Old Gringo Boots, and The Cowboy Channel.