Gloria Roheim McRae

Known for her bold approach to life, Gloria is an author, strategist and speaker. She began her career in public affairs, and slowly transitioned into the not-for-profit and then private sector before starting her first company in 2010. Today, she is the Co-Founder and Chief Strategic Officer of Wedge15.

During her years in market research consulting, she led projects in the telecommunications, healthcare and cultural arts sectors. She also interacted extensively with public affairs files during her time as a policy advisor in The Ministry of Finance and as a project manager in Eastern Europe. With over a decade of experience across multiple sectors, Gloria has fused it all to become a powerful strategist at Wedge15, sought-after for her interdisciplinary approach to project work.

Gloria earned her B.A. at McGill University and an M.A. in International Affairs from The University of Toronto. She speaks four languages fluently, is a regular Huffington Post columnist and a HuffPost LIVE commentator. You’ll see her in the media too, from Rogers TV to Chatelaine Magazine, Glow Magazine and CTV. Her first book BYOB: The Unapologetic Guide to Being Your Own Boss became an best seller in entrepreneurship and self-esteem in October 2013, less than one month after publication.

Learn more about Gloria’s book and her thought-leadership in branding and business at 

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Speaking Topics

Momentum Strategies
Millennials at Work
The Collaborative Economy
Women in Business

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What people Say

Gloria gets it … her book compellingly demonstrates that the risks of embarking on an entrepreneurial career are not overwhelming, and that the greater risks are staying trapped in the status quo. The book provides an excellent balance between encouragement and practical-how-to.Peter Tolnai, Owner at Owner at Orchard Capital
Her full-day presentation was energetic, smart and frankly, a lot of fun. Her expertise in all areas of social media were apparent and she fielded questions from a wide range of participants with varying degrees of experience. In short…Gloria gets it.Stephanie Earp, Communications Manager at Women in Film & Television-Toronto