Sharon Melnick, PHD

Leading Author and Authority on Power, Resilience, and Women’s Leadership

Sharon Melnick, PhD is a leading authority on power, resilience, and women’s leadership who’s work is backed by 10 years of psychology research at Harvard Medical School, and used by over 60 Fortune 500 companies and numerous venture backed businesses. A sought-after speaker, her presentations have created buzz at conferences around the world, including at the White House, United Nations, and West Point.   

She is the best-selling author of Success Under Stress: Powerful Tools to Stay Calm, Confident, and Productive When the Pressure’s On,and her new book releases in November, 2022 entitled In Your Power: React Less, Regain Control, Raise Others.  

Dr. Melnick is Marshall Goldsmith Top 100 Coach with 20 years of experience. She specializes in supporting senior women executives and women Founders who want to inspire their teams, influence management-level politics, and transform the culture.  In her Next Level Leader virtual coaching initiative,  92% of multicultural women gain roles with greater responsibility within weeks, not months or years (or never.) 

Host of the Power Shift podcast, she is redefining power and shows audiences how to stay ‘in their power’ and ‘use their power’ for the good of all.  

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