Gloria Starr happens to be the selected training partner for the United States Pentagon for her Modern Day Finishing School. Her expertise is recognized by countries as far as Saudi Arabia, and in fact two princesses of the Saudi Royal family are known to have attended her Finishing School programs in Saudi Arabia. Ms. Gloria Starr is also appointed as a Private Counsel to Royalty in the Middle East for training in western etiquette.
Gloria Starr is also the Image and Etiquette expert featured on the Canadian TV show, “Style by Jury,” and she has appeared on many other international television shows including Breakfast TV and Geo TV in Dubai. Gloria Starr was selected by Her Excellency Maryam Shekha Bint Khaled Al-Thani to teach etiquette and protocol in Qatar, and she is the Strategic Alliance Partner for the Qatar Center for Career Development.
Gloria Starr runs a Canadian based company which was one of the first in the market to cater to the needs of etiquette and leadership development for executives and high profile professionals. In her capacity as a coach of etiquette and impression management, Ms. Gloria Starr travels extensively, and she has conducted seminars on her subjects in countries like Canada, US, Australia, South Africa, Italy, Korea, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Dubai, Singapore and China among others.
Her charismatic presentation and subject expertise has led Glora Starr to be featured in prestigious publications and communication channels like the USA Today, Sales and Marketing Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Women's World, Reader's Digest, CBC Canada, CNN, the National Post, The Toronto Star, Professional Speaker's Magazine, Senventeen Magazine, FabJob.com, the Stratos and Portfolio magazines.
Undoubtedly, one of the best people in her profession, Gloria Starr is appreciated and acclaimed specially for three of her programs: The Executive Finishing School, Professional Athlete's Finishing School, and The Modern Day Finishing School. She is a member of the Institute of Management Consultants, a charter member of the Society for the Advancement of Consulting, a member of the National Speakers Association, a member of the National Association of Professional Women, and a prolific author. Ms. Gloria Starr is also a certified Neuro-Linguistic Practitioner, and a graduate of Dale Carnegie SMI Leadership. She is also a field manager with Inscape Publishing.
Gloria Starr has the experience of working across 60 countries and is a true global professional. She has authored nine books including: The Polished Professional, Manners Really Do Matter, The Art and Science of Dressing Well, Wine Wisdom, Tea Etiquette and the Modern Day Finishing School, Starr Strategies of Success and the Modern Day Princess Finishing School book.