Principal of Sharon Hadary & Co.
Sharon Hadary is a recognized thought-leader on women’s leadership and entrepreneurship. Her new book, co-authored with Laura Henderson, How Women Lead: The 8 Essential Strategies Successful Women Know published by McGraw Hill, has just been released. Sharon Hadary has been a corporate executive, a researcher, a consultant, a teacher, and an entrepreneur. When it comes to women’s entrepreneurial and corporate leadership, she knows the people as well as the data. As the former and founding executive director of the Center for Women’s Business Research, Dr. Sharon Hadary has been a leader in creating social change for women for over two decades.
At the Center for Women’s Business Research, the premier non-profit research institute devoted to studying women’s entrepreneurship, she harnessed the transformational impact of data and altered forever the landscape for women business owners in access to capital, markets, expertise, and networks. Today, as Principal of Sharon Hadary & Co, she is teaching, writing, and speaking nationally on the subject of women’s leadership and is an adjunct professor in the doctor of management program at University of Maryland University College. Her articles on women’s business leadership have appeared in The Wall Street Journal (cover story for the Small Business Report), Enterprising Women Magazine, MBE Magazine and 270inc. She is widely quoted on women’s leadership in the media, most recently in Inc. Magazine, Redbook, Bethesda Magazine, The Glass Ceiling website, as well as other national media. She has received multiple awards for her work on behalf of women entrepreneurs.