Gloria provides consulting, speaking, strategic facilitation, and coaching services for women of color, diverse leaders, social visionaries, and their teams. She helps social visionaries and leaders to make powerful impact with confidence and ease.
Her clients have included senior White House officials and US congressional staff, successful candidates for state office, nonprofit executive directors, corporate leaders, educators, journalists, social entrepreneurs, leaders at global foundations, mid-career professionals, and students. If you are a change-maker, it’s a good fit!
Gloria served in the U.S. Congress as executive director of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), the caucus’s communications director, as well as legislative counsel to Rep. Michael Honda. Named a Rising Star by the Women’s Information Network, one of DC’s premier political networks for women, Gloria developed deep knowledge of the legislative process, messaging strategy, and policy issues impacting communities across the nation.
Gloria later served as president and CEO of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS), where she facilitated an organizational turnaround, raising $1.5 million to support leadership programs across the nation, increasing annual revenue by 76%.
Gloria secured President Barack Obama as keynote speaker for the organization’s annual gala, which was the first time a sitting US president visited an Asian American nonprofit event in over a decade. Gloria is a noted expert regarding issues in the AAPI community and has been quoted in the Los Angeles Times, National Public Radio, CNN, Reuters, The Hill, USA Today, ABC News, Politico, San Francisco Chronicle, Boston Globe, and Christian Science Monitor, with appearances on MSNBC and CNN on the topic of AAPI national political leadership.
Named by Washington Life as one of DC’s most influential leaders under 40, Gloria is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Swarthmore College. She is a certified member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).
At 18, already a budding social entrepreneur, Gloria founded Chinatown Youth Initiatives (CYI), a youth leadership nonprofit for high school students in New York City. Still going strong, CYI has trained over 1,500 youth and inspired countless leaders since its founding.
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