Gloria has a bachelor's in Economics and Management of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Activities from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. She is a Research Master's candidate in Cultural Leadership from the University of Groningen and a research trainee at the Pan-African Creative Exchange. Her studies and researches have developed her interest in the relationship between sustainable development and cultural heritage, as well as education and market in arts. Her research interest and expertise also cover the cooperation between local communities and cultural centres in fostering sustainability, and sustainable management of cultural heritage. She has a longstanding experience with NGO management from her ongoing leadership action in the European Youth Parliament.