Sharon Melnick, PhD.

CEO, Horizon Point, Inc.

Sharon Melnick, PhD is a leading authority on women’s next level success. She helps talented women be ‘in their power’ so they can get into a next level position of power and use their power for good.

Informed by 10 years of psychology research at Harvard Medical School, her methods have transformed 40,000 clients and trainees at over 50 Fortune 500 companies. A sought after speaker, her presentations have created buzz at marquee women’s leadership conferences around the world (she has even presented at the White House and the United Nations).

Dr. Melnick is the Founder of the Next Level Leader virtual coaching initiative in which 92% of mid-career Women of Color and White women participants gain challenging and high paying next level roles in weeks not months or years, even during COVID.

She is a ‘go to’ executive coach for women executives who want to influence and inspire management level colleagues and be a culture carrier for inclusive workplaces. In recognition of her impact advancing women, Dr. Melnick has been selected as a member of the Marshall Goldsmith Top 100 Coaches community.

Her books – Success under Stress: Powerful Tools for Staying Calm, Confident, and Productive when the Pressure’s On, and Confidence when it Counts: Rise Above Self Doubt and Gender Bias to Make your Mark, and e-book From Pigeon Holed to Promoted – are considered ‘bibles’ by women’s networks, and teach women navigate workplace challenges and increase their leadership impact.