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A Sacramento non-profit dedicated to minority family health and wellness and equipping families with real-time tools to raise college-bound students. She is the developer of programs supporting African American students who aspire to healthcare careers. She pairs them with African American doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals, guiding them to internships and educational opportunities for
their career pathways.
She is a proud champion of Capital City Black Nurses Association ensuring nursing students and practicing nurses have direct access to professional development and upward mobility. She has put her money where her mouth is, having raised two college graduates. Her son is a Deputy District Attorney, and her daughter is a Human Resources training professional holding Master’s degrees in Sociology. She works full-time and enjoys additional freedoms as an entrepreneur.
Sharon is an employer with former leadership roles as Executive Director in community centers, affordable housing programs, and as an entrepreneur. Sharon also has extensive experience as an advocate and writer of numerous newspaper and magazine articles on health, education, and diversity for print media, television news outlets, and Political Action Committee Community Boards.
She is a community blogger for San Francisco Public Radio, KQED, keeping the Bay Area abreast of minority health news in South Sacramento. She is the proud Penguin Publishers author of the book, "Say Yes To College: A Practical and Inspirational Guide to Raising College-Bound Kids".
Sharon enjoys spending precious time in her studio creating fine art and other mediums. She is elated when she is called upon as a commissioned fine artist.
2022 – Unsung Hero Award and Resolution was nominated by California Assembly Member Kevin McCarty, Senator Dr. Richard Pan, and the California Legislative Black Caucus.
2021 – Capital City Black Nurses Association (CCBNA) Leadership in Community Service and Social Responsibly Award presented by the Capital City Black Nurses Association.
Free summer health professions job shadows for middle and high school students.