Gloria is a national campaign director, leading on MomsRising's rapid response, new campaign tools, telephony tools, member engagement (including the #KeepMarching project), and gun safety. She is an innovator focused on the strategic combination of powerful messaging, grassroots organizing, and technology tools and data in order to drive engagement and move issues forward. Prior to MomsRising, she was principal for Internet communications strategy at Turner Strategies, where she constructed online communities around issues ranging from climate change and voter rights to equal rights and women's health. Gloria conceived and helped found the influential 2009 Fem2.0 conference and the Fem2.0 online community. As communications director for the media futures think tank, the Institute for the Connected Society (iFOCOS), Gloria was an early adopter of online platforms, including blogs, Facebook and Twitter, and was a driving force in building the We Media conferences into a must-attend event for the media vanguard. She speaks Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, and French to varying degrees of fluency, and holds degrees from Barnard College in New York City and Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan.
When did you realize moms have superpowers?
"At one time, I was juggling a job, a baby and two elementary school kids, while my husband was always traveling for work. Looking back, I don't know how I did that."