Sharon Brown

Sharon Brown, MS, PCC, is a coach, author, and trainer who specializes in culturally aware coaching and community applications of coaching. Drawing on years of corporate experience, she trains coaches and teaches coaching skills in workplace, school and community settings that enhance communication and collaboration, as well as catalyze transformation and action.

In addition to teaching coaching skills to aspiring professional and community coaches, Sharon Brown is working to bring coaching skills and services to underserved communities. Her commitment to serving communities and their residents spills over into her personal life where she co-leads a women’s circle at a homeless shelter, is an Alternatives to Violence Project lead prison workshop facilitator, and served on nonprofit boards focused on community development and collaborative communication.

Since joining the Leadership That Works faculty in 2010, Sharon Brown led a team that developed a new multicultural coaching curriculum, partnered to develop a Train the Trainer curriculum, and co-authored the book Coaching for Transformation: Pathways to Ignite Personal and Social Change.

Sharon earned a Master of Science degree from Rutgers University and became a Certified Professional Coach through Coaching for Transformation. She is an active member of the New Jersey Professional Coaches Association and the International Coach Federation. In her spare time Sharon loves to read, garden, spend time in nature, and hang out with family and friends.