In 2015, Amoruso stepped down as CEO, and the following year the brand filed for bankruptcy. During this time, however, Amoruso had written the first of his three books, the New York Times Bestseller #Girlboss, which she transformed into her second business a few months later. Girlboss has grown into a digital community for ambitious women, hosted high-traffic events – Girlboss Rallies – and produced the hit podcast, Girlboss Radio, which has garnered over 20 million downloads. “Getting up was so scary, but it was also really therapeutic because I worked on a lot of things that I know I did wrong at Nasty Gal. And I have a lot of them at Girlboss, ”she says.