SHARON THOMAS Founder and Director MAIA Education Resource Center

ABOUT SHARON

  • Vision for Self

    I have a 360 approach to life where I am constantly evaluating my relationship with friends, family members and work.  My definition of success includes having a life rich in positive relationships and pursuing work that is purposeful.

  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity(ies): Brazilian, British and American

    ❉ Country(ies) of Heritage: Brazilian

    ❉ Language(s): Portuguese and English fluency (French and Portuguese proficiency)

    ❉ Gender: Female

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 20 years

    ❉ Other Background Info (please describe):

     

  • Sharon in Three Words

    Hard-working, Social and Sympathetic

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Forming a stable and happy family

    ❉ Starting a company

    ❉ Gaining expertise in the field of education

     

  • Top Three Areas of Expertise

    ❉ School Placement Counseling

    ❉ Advising Families with Educational Planning K-12

    ❉ General and Special Education K-12

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ Enjoy the process, don’t fear failures, get yourself out there in life by travelling, attending interesting events, connecting with positive people.

     

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company/Organization: MAIA Education Resource Center

    ❉ Role: Founder and Director

    ❉ Industry(ies): Education

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization: No

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: Yes

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    ◇ My husband, my father-in-law, colleagues, friends

    ❉ Academic Institutions:

    ◇ Georgetown University

    ◇ University College London

    ◇ Hunter College

    ❉ Non-profit organizations:

    Project Promise

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment

    ☑︎For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ☑︎General Professional Development

    ☑︎ Be Coached

    ☑︎ Coach Others

    ☑︎ Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe):

     

  • Song That Inspires You Most

    ❉ Empire State of Mind because “In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there’s nothing you can’t do.”  (Listen on Spotify)

     

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SHARON THOMAS Founder and Director MAIA Education Resource Center
SHARON THOMAS Founder and Director MAIA Education Resource Center
Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC | info@inspiringdiversity.com
SHARON THOMAS Founder and Director MAIA Education Resource Center
SHARON THOMAS Founder and Director MAIA Education Resource Center

ABOUT SHARON

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
SHARON THOMAS Founder and Director MAIA Education Resource Center

ABOUT SHARON

  • Vision for Self

    I have a 360 approach to life where I am constantly evaluating my relationship with friends, family members and work.  My definition of success includes having a life rich in positive relationships and pursuing work that is purposeful.

  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity(ies): Brazilian, British and American

    ❉ Country(ies) of Heritage: Brazilian

    ❉ Language(s): Portuguese and English fluency (French and Portuguese proficiency)

    ❉ Gender: Female

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 20 years

    ❉ Other Background Info (please describe):

     

  • Sharon in Three Words

    Hard-working, Social and Sympathetic

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Forming a stable and happy family

    ❉ Starting a company

    ❉ Gaining expertise in the field of education

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ School Placement Counseling

    ❉ Advising Families with Educational Planning K-12

    ❉ General and Special Education K-12

     

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ Enjoy the process, don’t fear failures, get yourself out there in life by travelling, attending interesting events, connecting with positive people.

     

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company/Organization: MAIA Education Resource Center

    ❉ Role: Founder and Director

    ❉ Industry(ies): Education

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization: No

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: Yes

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    ◇ My husband, my father-in-law, colleagues, friends

    ❉ Academic Institutions:

    ◇ Georgetown University

    ◇ University College London

    ◇ Hunter College

    ❉ Non-profit organizations:

    Project Promise

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment

    ☑︎For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ☑︎General Professional Development

    ☑︎ Be Coached

    ☑︎ Coach Others

    ☑︎ Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe):

     

  • Song That Inspires You Most

    ❉ Empire State of Mind because “In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there’s nothing you can’t do.”  (Listen on Spotify)

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
SHARON THOMAS Founder and Director MAIA Education Resource Center
Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
SHARON THOMAS Founder & Director MAIA Education Resource Center
ABOUT SHARON
  • Vision for Self

    I have a 360 approach to life where I am constantly evaluating my relationship with friends, family members and work.  My definition of success includes having a life rich in positive relationships and pursuing work that is purposeful.

  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity(ies): Brazilian, British and American

    ❉ Country(ies) of Heritage: Brazilian

    ❉ Language(s): Portuguese and English fluency (French and Portuguese proficiency)

    ❉ Gender: Female

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 20 years

    ❉ Other Background Info (please describe):

     

  • Sharon in Three Words

    Hard-working, Social and Sympathetic

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Forming a stable and happy family

    ❉ Starting a company

    ❉ Gaining expertise in the field of education

     

     

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ School Placement Counseling

    ❉ Advising Families with Educational Planning K-12

    ❉ General and Special Education K-12

     

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ Enjoy the process, don’t fear failures, get yourself out there in life by travelling, attending interesting events, connecting with positive people.

     

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company/Organization: MAIA Education Resource Center

    ❉ Role: Founder and Director

    ❉ Industry(ies): Education

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization: No

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: Yes

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    ◇ My husband, my father-in-law, colleagues, friends

    ❉ Academic Institutions:

    ◇ Georgetown University

    ◇ University College London

    ◇ Hunter College

    ❉ Non-profit organizations:

    Project Promise

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment

    ☑︎For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ☑︎General Professional Development

    ☑︎ Be Coached

    ☑︎ Coach Others

    ☑︎ Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe):

     

  • Song That Inspires You Most

    ❉ Empire State of Mind because “In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there’s nothing you can’t do.”  (Listen on Spotify)

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
ABOUT SHARON
  • Vision for Self

    I have a 360 approach to life where I am constantly evaluating my relationship with friends, family members and work.  My definition of success includes having a life rich in positive relationships and pursuing work that is purposeful.

  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity(ies): Brazilian, British and American

    ❉ Country(ies) of Heritage: Brazilian

    ❉ Language(s): Portuguese and English fluency (French and Portuguese proficiency)

    ❉ Gender: Female

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 20 years

    ❉ Other Background Info (please describe):

     

  • Sharon in Three Words

    Hard-working, Social and Sympathetic

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Forming a stable and happy family

    ❉ Starting a company

    ❉ Gaining expertise in the field of education

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ School Placement Counseling

    ❉ Advising Families with Educational Planning K-12

    ❉ General and Special Education K-12

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ Enjoy the process, don’t fear failures, get yourself out there in life by travelling, attending interesting events, connecting with positive people.

     

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company/Organization: MAIA Education Resource Center

    ❉ Role: Founder and Director

    ❉ Industry(ies): Education

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization: No

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: Yes

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    ◇ My husband, my father-in-law, colleagues, friends

    ❉ Academic Institutions:

    ◇ Georgetown University

    ◇ University College London

    ◇ Hunter College

    ❉ Non-profit organizations:

    Project Promise

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment

    ☑︎For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ☑︎General Professional Development

    ☑︎ Be Coached

    ☑︎ Coach Others

    ☑︎ Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe):

     

  • Song That Inspires You Most

    ❉ Empire State of Mind because “In New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there’s nothing you can’t do.”  (Listen on Spotify)

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC | info@inspiringdiversity.com