Sharon Buckmaster, PhD

Sharon coaches and consults with organization leaders wanting to energize their workplace to achieve excellence. From her years as a leader in two Fortune 100 companies, as well as many years as a consultant across diverse industries, she has developed a clear perspective on organizational change that builds on individual and organization strengths to meet current challenges.

Sharon excels at working with leaders. All leaders. Her long-standing interest in leadership for women led her to found the Women’s Center for Applied Leadership as well as to her Ph.D. dissertation research called Standing Up and Standing Proud: Senior Executive Women Who Advocate for Gender-Equity. She is an associate of the Center for Gender in Organizations at Simmons College and currently teaches in the Master’s program for Applied Information Management at the University of Oregon.

Sharon sees the art of leadership as a creative endeavor shaped by context and character.