Gloria is a campaign innovator focused on the strategic combination of powerful messaging, technology and data, and grassroots organizing in order to drive engagement, build on-the-ground power, and move issues forward. Prior to MomsRising, she was principal for Internet communications strategy at Turner Strategies, where she launched online communities around issues ranging from climate change and democracy to civil 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), she 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 with varying degrees of fluency.