Gloria was born and brought up in Hong Kong and is a graduate of the Hong Kong Maryknoll Sisters School. She furthered her studies in the field of Microbiology in the US and upon finishing her graduate work at the Medical Centre at the University of California in San Francisco; she took up residency in Vancouver, B.C. and worked at the Children’s Health Centre. Gloria has held a number of careers spanning 40 years, first as a microbiologist, then as a full time homemaker and eventually as one of the founders of the Hong Kong Preschool and Playschools. In 2001, she founded the Dunbar Educational Consultants in Hong Kong.
In addition to being on the CCA Board of Executive Committee since 2003, Gloria has served as the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Maryknoll Medical and Welfare Association and Chairperson for Fund Raising at the HK Council of Early Childhood Education and Services. A strong advocate of wellness living, Gloria has, for over 14 years, been the organizer of CCA’s weekly basketball and badminton sessions at the Canadian International School.