Three Steps to becoming a more resilient leader
Presented by Dr. Sharon L. Jones, a strategist, researcher, trainer, and Founder/CEO of Closing The Gaps LLC
Join us as Dr. Jones shares some key points on becoming a more resilient leader.
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Dr. Sharon L. Jones is a strategist, researcher, trainer, and Founder/CEO of Closing The Gaps LLC an Equity Consultancy working with corporate, social services, and education sectors.
She is passionate about improving life outcomes for underrepresented and underserved groups, which is one reason she is employing her standard of excellence and research to help alleviate barriers to higher achievement for this demographic. Dr. Sharon assists her clients in delivering differentiated and high-impact programs, services, and resources aligned with their equity goals and objectives. As a long-serving educator and business professional, Dr. Sharon’s mission is to help close the opportunity gap across the United States.
More importantly, she is inspired to raise achievement for Black males of all ages, abilities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. With over 20 years in the education and nonprofit sectors, she specializes in equity education and has expertise in strategic planning, program development/evaluation, and professional training services. Regarded as a forward-thinker,
Dr. Sharon has developed, directed, and implemented programs and services that have helped hundreds of young people and adults realize personal excellence and achievement. Dr. Sharon is a proud alum of Virginia Commonwealth University, where she obtained a degree in Fashion. She holds a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from North Carolina State University and a Master of School Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Recently, she obtained a doctorate from Virginia Tech with a research focus on Black male academic achievement. So, as you can see, she is an advocate of lifelong learning.
During her free time, Dr. Sharon enjoys reading, serving in ministries at her church, volunteering through her sorority and other local organizations, exploring interior and fashion design, engaging in the rich culture of Washington, DC, and spending time with family and friends.