Sharon Melnick, PhD.

Author and Coach

Sharon Melnick, PhD is a global authority on women’s advancement and has expertise in the 3 areas that women need to be successful leaders: Influence, Confidence, Resilience.  Her practical tools are informed by 10 years of research at Harvard Medical School and field tested by over 22,000 training participants at over 30 of the Fortune 500 companies. An internationally sought after speaker, her presentations create rave reviews at conferences (she has even presented at United Nations and the White House).  Dr. Melnick leads a team of multicultural coaches to deliver the Next Level Leader virtual coaching program, which has a strong track record of supporting mid career multicultural women to achieve next level roles within 4 months.

She is the bestselling author of Success Under Stress and Confidence when it Counts, and is writing her 3rd book entitled From Pigeon Holed to Promoted. Discover more at