Originally from the Dominican Republic, Gloris grew up in the South Bronx, where she cultivated a passion for working closely with communities who are historically disadvantaged. Before moving to Seattle to attend the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, she worked at the Institute of International Education as a program officer for the Foreign Fulbright Department and was a fellow at the Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service through NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
Gloris received her bachelor’s degree in economics from DePauw University and an MPA and nonprofit management certificate from the University of Washington, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, both supported by the Posse Foundation. For her graduate internship, she worked at OneAmerica as an Education Policy intern. She is an alumna of the Alene Moris National Education for Women’s Leadership Institute. Gloris was fellow at the Hispanics In Philanthropy Next- Gen Fellowship, and she volunteers at the Latino Community Fund of Washington State’s board.
In her spare time, you can find her eating her way through Seattle, hiking new trails and practicing yoga.