Dr. Sharon H. Porter

Dr. Sharon H. Porter (Dr. Sharon) resides in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. She is the CEO and Owner of Perfect Time SHP LLC, Coaching, Consulting, and Book Publishing Firm. Dr. Sharon is also the Founder of the G.R.I.N.D. (The GRIND) Entrepreneur Network™, a networking forum for entrepreneurs and Write the Book Now!

Dr. Sharon is the host and creator of the I Am Dr. Sharon Show, a LIVE in-studio interview show, Write the Book Now!™ Interview and Podcast Show, the GRIND Entrepreneur Network ™ Spotlight Interview and Podcast, and Leadership Matters With Dr. Sharon ™ Video and Podcast.

Dr. Sharon is the compiler and visionary of Next In Line to Lead: The Voice of the Assistant Principal, Class of 2017 What's Next and Women Who Lead Extraordinary Women With Extraordinary Achievements. She is a contributing author for The MLM Book: The Business of the 21st Century, Women On A Mission: Sisterhood of Stories, The 3 P's of Success: Purpose, Passion, Profit, Renegotiating Greatness 21 Lessons From Bold Entrepreneurs Who Have Built Successful Brands, and The Black CEO's Black Woman By Birth, Champion By Choice.

Dr. Sharon has served as an educator for over 25 years. She currently serves as a Leadership Development Coach for novice principals and assistant principals and coordinates an induction program for first and second-year Assistant Principals in a large urban school district. She is a former elementary and middle school principal.

Sharon earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Elementary Education at Winston-Salem State University, a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum & Instruction at National-Louis University, Administration & Supervision Post Graduate Certification at the Johns Hopkins University, an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree at Walden University, and Doctorate of Education (Ed. D.) in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from Howard University.


Sharon holds a National Association of Elementary School Principal (NAESP) Principal Mentor Certification and is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach.

Sharon is married to her husband Larry, is a bonus-mom to Sydney and a pet mom to her adorable Bichon, CoCo Cotton.

She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, Sisters 4 Sisters Networking, Incorporated, International Association for Women, and Forbes Coaches Council.

Connect with Dr. Sharon on Twitter, Instagram , and Facebook at @IamDrSharon