Pearl xChange 2016

November 5, 2016
9AM - 6PM
Los Angeles, CA

Pearl xChange will take place at the London West Hollywood, a tranquil oasis that combines cosmopolitan elegance and laid-back California cool to create an unparalleled destination in Los Angeles.






Your Host: Nicole Richie

Pearl xChange co-founder Nicole Richie will be emcee of the Los Angeles 2016 Pearl xChange. As funny as she is glamorous, this style-maker is the perfect person to break the ice with her self-deprecating humor, setting the tone for a fun, inspiring day. 


VIP Guest: Cameron Diaz

In addition to being a highly sought after actress, Cameron Diaz is a passionate advocate for helping women build positive self-image. With a brand new book about healthy aging, The Longevity Book, she will discuss how she stays healthy, happy and grounded In our often youth- obsessed culture. The ultimate girl’s girl, Cameron is is an inspiration to women of all ages and exactly the kind of pearl that will resonate powerfully with our audience. 


Julie Rice & Elizabeth Cutler

Julie Rice & Elizabeth Cutler co-founded SoulCycle, a chain of indoor cycling studios that started a nationwide movement and is poised to go public this year. With 60 locations and 1,700 employees. SoulCycle's combination of fitness and fun has gained a devoted following around the country. Julie and Elizabeth will discuss their passion and drive for heart-centered fitness lead to a highly successful business.


Katherine Power

Katherine Power is the Co-Founder and CEO of Clique Media Group(CMG). In 2006, Katherine left her editorial role at ELLE to launch Who What Wear with her co-founder, Hillary Kerr. The goal was to disrupt the DNA of the magazine industry with a simple idea: do it digitally. As a leader that constantly innovates about what readers and consumers might want next, Katherine and her CMG team are continuing to enhance their offerings and user experience for the new generation of consumers. 


Sophia Rossi

Sophia Rossi co-founded HelloGiggles, the popular internet haven for girls of all ages, along with writer Molly McAleer and her real-life bestie, New Girl star and She and Him songstress Zooey Deschanel. She has produced and written for several hit television series, including Fox’s Glee and MTV’s The Hills andThe City. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Sophia bases much of her own personal and professional vision on popular internet culture and is particularly fond of tween blogs and young artists. 


Amy Ziering

Amy Ziering is a two-time Emmy Award–winning and Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker. Her most recent film, THE HUNTING GROUND— a piercing, monumental exposé of rape culture on college campuses— premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, was released by Radius/The Weinstein Company and CNN, is the 2016 recipient of the Producer Guild of America’s Stanley Kramer award, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. 


Aisha Bowe

If Aisha Bowe had followed her guidance counselor’s advice, she would be a cosmetologist. Instead, Aisha is an aeronautical engineer and entrepreneur managing multi-million dollar defense contracts and private-sector technology clients.

This unique combination has strengthened Aisha’s commitment to evangelizing the power and unlimited future of science and technology for young women all over the world.

And, while she never pursued cosmetology professionally, Aisha is still a huge fan of beauty and fashion-especially when she is able to use technology to keep that love front and center.


Vicky Vlachonis

After becoming the first woman in Europe to earn a masters of science in osteopathy, Vicky began her professional career as a European osteopath and musculoskeletal specialist treating dancers from the Royal Ballet and major productions such as Cats and The Lion King. Today, Vicky shares her holistic healing treatments and methods all around the world, helping clients release their pain and get radiant before PTA meetings and play dates, concert halls and boardrooms, movie sets and red carpets. In addition to her Beverly Hills practice, she serves as a Goop Contributor, Advisory Board Member for Women’s Health Magazine, and is the author of The Body Doesn’t Lie, a 3-step program to end chronic pain.


Yara Shahidi

Yara Shahidi is an actress, philanthropist, activist and breakout star of ABC’s Emmy nominated comedy series “Black-ish.” Shahidi stars as popular teen “Zoey Johnson,” an ambitious, technologically infatuated high school student. Shahidi has been awarded a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress, a Gracie Award for Female in a Breakthrough Role and was most recently highlighted on TIME Magazine’s annual ’30 Most Influential Teens’ list on behalf of her television contributions and humanitarianism. Shahidi is definitely one of Hollywood’s most heralded young talents as she continues to use her platform to empower and inspire others. 









10:30AM-1PM (4) SPEAKERS + Q&A

1-2:30 PM LUNCH

2:30-4PM (3) SPEAKERS + Q&A