Sharon Papo is a skilled fundraiser, executive coach, and trainer. She is gifted at bringing people together to innovate. Sharon is a big picture, systems-level thinker with demonstrated ability to organize people, create strong teams, and align resources to advance a strategic vision and execute plans.
Sharon holds a Master's degree from UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare and a B.A. in Women’s Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Sharon is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and has a Diversity and Inclusion certificate from Cornell University. Sharon studied coaching at the Coaches Training Institute.
Sharon was honored by the City of Santa Cruz when they named Jan. 12, 2021 Sharon Papo Day in recognition of Sharon’s intersectional movement building, creating anti-racist consciousness and action, and advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community.