Sophia Stuart is a writer/director (Mayfair Brooks, a mobile episodic drama) and an award-winning digital strategist with over 17 years experience in building digital products within the international publishing, brand and movie industries. Sophia has private consulting clients in Hollywood and Europe, consults for several corporations, is on the Advisory Board for fashion start-up, BuyMyCloset, and will be speaking at The Screen Directors Guild of Ireland in Dublin (Jan 2015). She recently appeared in Cosmopolitan and on BBC Radio 4 talking about her work.
As a digital expert, she speaks widely at conferences and serves as a judge for technology innovation events including: BritWeek 2015, Bookmarks South Africa, SheSays, Nokia World, FIPP, O’Reilly, Nasdaq, IAB, Mobile Advertising and the 4As. Voted one of the “Top 21 Social Media Superstars” by Min Online, she won a Webby Award for Cosmo Mobile USA, an MVA for Cosmo International Digital Strategy while at Hearst as head of mobile (USA) and then head of digital (International) and was also a Non-Executive Director for the UK Trade & Investment USA Council. She has created digital products for New Line Cinema (Take The Lead motion capture/online game) and 20th Century Fox (The Devil Wears Prada website/online game/publication).
In her writing life, sophia is the author of How To Stay Sane In A Crazy World(Hay House 2014), and has worked in many formats: as a journalist/foreign correspondent for newspapers and print magazines (ELLE China, Esquire Mexico, Harper’s Bazaar Australia, Red, Good Housekeeping UK, O, The Oprah Magazine South Africa and PCMAG), copywriter for digital agencies/media brands (8Edge, Hearst, kpe/Grey) and copywriter for both Hollywood and independent movies. Sophia is signed with literary agent, Lisa Gallagher.
teamgloria, inc is now the S Corp which acts as a holding company for sophia’s consulting and writing work.
[this *used* to be the place where “gloria” wrote (while sophia remained anonymous) and became the basis for the book, “How To Stay Sane In A Crazy World“, which was published by Hay House in Feb 2014 and featured in many publications around the world including Red, Good Housekeeping, ELLE China and O, The Oprah Magazine]