Sophia Stuart is a journalist (ELLE China, Four Seasons magazine, Good Housekeeping UK, Harper’s Bazaar Australia, ICG, PC Magazine, Red, Refinery29), writer/director (“Mayfair Brooks“, a 15-part mobile drama for Pocket Gems), digital strategist (Condé Nast, Hearst) and author of “How To Stay Sane In A Crazy World” (Hay House, 2014), which was featured in “O, The Oprah Magazine”. Sophia lives in Los Angeles but started her career back in London on “The Independent”, the national newspaper that also launched the careers of Allison Pearson (“I Don’t Know How She Does It”), JoJo Moyes (“Me Before You”) and Helen Fielding (“Bridget Jones’s Diary”).
In Jan 2015, Sophia gave a digital masterclass at The Screen Directors Guild of Ireland in Dublin and spoke at the digital salon at The Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam. Recent press about her work includes: Cosmopolitan, Ireland’s The Journal newspaper and BBC Radio.
As a digital expert, she consults for corporations, 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.
teamgloria, inc is now the S Corp which acts as a holding company for sophia’s consulting and writing work.