Gloria Schoolfield was born January 23rd, 1954 in Bridgeport, Connecticut (Gloria Dean Turner).She grew up in Connecticut and attended Sacred Heart University where she studied Social Work. After her internship, she went on to become a Methadone Drug Counselor where she worked for over 15 years. Gloria was also featured as a Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, Outstanding Young Women of America and presented a mentoring award as the Director of Mentoring for Sensible Women Initiative, Inc. She is currently working on a book and mentoring to single women in order to thrive.