Glori is a designer based in Munich, Germany. She graduated from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York with a Bachelor's of Industrial Design in May, 2017. Her journey has brought her to work in many different areas of design such as cosmetics, visual merchandising, packaging, tabletop, exhibition, point of sale displays, furniture, graphic design, branding, and marketing. She worked as a Product Designer at Barrows North America in New York and as a University Professor at one of Costa Rica's most renowned design schools, Universidad VERITAS. Glori has also worked as a Product and Brand Designer for several architecture and interior design firms in Costa Rica. After joining the corporate world for some time at McKinsey & Company, she decided to begin her graduate studies at EU Business School in Munich, where she is now pursuing a Master's of International Management with focus on Design Management.
Glori was born and raised in San José, Costa Rica, lived in Bogotá, Colombia for a year, in San Salvador, El Salvador for five years, and in New York for another five. Experiencing different cultures allowed her to develop a passion for design as she was exposed to the beautiful varying details of everyday life. Now, after some time in Munich, Glori has developed a new passion deriving from her management studies: working with people. As a Human Resources and Business Assistant at LARALAB, a medical devices startup, she has gained deep knowledge in HR management, recruitment, accounting, and marketing, where she enjoys working with colleagues from different parts of the world.
In addition to her work, Glori enjoys a healthy lifestyle. She loves to exercise, particularly latin dancing. She enjoys books books pertaining to her design, branding and management interests, and is curious about the topic of women in design leadership. You can always find Glori at a workout class, a coffee shop, or exploring a cool spot in Munich.