Sharon joined SHARE in 2015 and works on educational programming and events.
Before joining SHARE, Sharon worked at a boutique consulting firm in New York, taking the lead on developing global advocacy, marketing and research initiatives on a range of socio-economic development projects, mainly across Africa, for non-profit organizations working in partnership with universities, business, and government.
Prior to that, she worked at a peace-making think tank in Tel Aviv, focusing on Israeli-Palestinian-Jordanian cross-border cooperation. Along the way, she has worked at the United Nations on the Global Conflict Prevention initiative, as well as in academia and journalism, focusing on travel & tourism, conflict/genocide prevention, social entrepreneurship, and regional cross-border cooperation.
Sharon holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of British Columbia.
Sharon also works with Columbia Institute, a policy think tank focusing on civic governance issues.