Sharon supports the Bloomberg Philanthropies City Data Alliance, which works with mayors in Latin America, Canada, and the U.S. to improve their use of data and set a new standard for local governments. She also supports United Way of New York City on their Education Equity Cabinet, a cross-sector body that works to address racial inequities in the education system in New York City.
Prior to joining Bennett Midland, Sharon was a community organizer for UPROSE, a community-based organization in Sunset Park, Brooklyn working at the intersection of racial and climate justice. She has a long background in community organizing in electoral politics and fighting for housing justice. Sharon also has significant research experience for advocacy organizations in Philadelphia such as the Public Interest Law Center, the Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations, and the W. D. Palmer Foundation. Sharon holds a BA in Urban Studies with a concentration in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.