A charismatic catalyst, Glori has an undeniable gift for cutting through the noise and unearthing opportunities to create positive change. As the CEO of g[squared] and the founder of the world-class nonprofit, Little Warriors, she is well known for her ability to make remarkable things happen against all odds and is often referred to as “three sticks of dynamite”. The impact Glori has on both clients and our team is a testament to the power of leading from the heart. She graciously brings her voice to what matters most and boldly steps up as a true ally for our clients. From personally securing major donors, mentoring and coaching board members and executives to developing organizational direction and multi-million-dollar fund development strategies, Glori’s presence and strategic mind have a profound effect on organizations across Canada.

Both a child sexual abuse and cancer survivor, Glori’s hard-earned wisdom is tangible. Her ability to channel these experiences into life-changing initiatives for others demonstrates the resilience and greater purpose of her soul. Her work at Little Warriors and the Be Brave Ranch has led to ground-breaking, science-backed and trauma-informed treatment for child sexual abuse survivors and their families. A philanthropist and mother of four, Glori does extensive work in the small village in Ethiopia where she adopted her son. With 24 years of leadership in social good, communications, marketing and business strategy, Glori is only getting started on her quest to create intergenerational change in our country.

Awards & Honours

  • RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Regional Finalist for the Social Change Award
  • Canadian Mental Health Association, Nadine Stirling Award
  • Meritorious Service Decoration (Civil Division)
  • Women of Inspiration Nominee
  • L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth National Honouree
  • Kiwanis Canada Club Citizen of the Year Award
  • 2018 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award
  • Recognition by the Alberta Government and Canadian for a Civil Society for her volunteer and community work
  • 2018 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner in the CIBC Trailblazers & Trendsetters category
  • Individual Award for Leadership in Prevention of Child Abuse – Inspiration Awards for Leadership in Family & Community Safety
  • 50 Most Outstanding Canadians
  • BMO Celebrating Women Award
  • City of Edmonton Citation Award – Community Service
  • Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipient
  • Top 40 Canadians Under 40
  • Me to We Award – Social Action
  • Rotary Integrity Award
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2009
  • Global Woman of Vision
  • YMCA Woman of Distinction

Education & accreditations

  • BComm., Dalhousie University


  • Quality time with her husband and children
  • Catching up with her friends over dinner and drinks
  • Moving and shaking: She’s often described as “drinking from a firehose”
  • Supporting community causes and charities
  • CrossFit obsessed
  • Hot yoga lover
  • Fashion and online deal aficionado