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Gloria Kloter


Gloria Kloter, AIA, NCARB, CODIA, is an award-winning architect, founder and CEO of Glow Architects, a keynote speaker, and a Bestselling author. Gloria has been a practicing architect both in her home country (Dominican Republic) and in the United States since 2004. Gloria is an advocate for immigrant architects, women in architecture, and motherhood.

In her book The Architecture of Motherhood she shares her incredible journey to becoming a worldwide renowned architect and business owner while being a new mom. Through this book, the reader can learn how women in any industry can find a balance between their professional life and motherhood without having to compromise either role.


Kloter has dedicated a huge chunk of her career to helping other young architects grow. As a leader in the architecture community, she is the founder of the Foreign Architects, a private online community where she mentors young and aspiring immigrant architects on how to obtain their architect license in the United States.


As a testament to her influence and impact, Gloria Kloter currently serves as the Architect Licensing Advisor of the State of Florida through AIA Florida. She is a part of the Board of Directors of the AIA Tampa Bay where she is the chairperson of the Women in Architecture committee. She was also honored for the 2019 Sho-Ping Ching Women’s Leadership Summit Scholarship, a recognition to mid-career women architects who are advancing toward leadership roles and are making a positive impact within their communities. 

Gloria has been a keynote speaker and panelist on several occasions at the Young Architect conference, NCARB's Architect Licensing Advisor Summit, AIA National Conference on Architecture, Women Architects Festival, World Creativity and Innovation Conference, AIA WMR Vision 2020, and Realty 2.0, among other events.


Gloria Kloter and Glow Architects have been featured by major architectural and global publications like The Young Architect Podcast, Arquitexto, NCARBYAF ConnectionSouth Tampa MagazineThrive GlobalTech TimesInfluencive, and others, regarding her experience in the field of Architecture, Interior Design and her journey as a foreign architect in the USA.

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