Jessica Sharp | The Brain on Poverty
Everyone has a brain, but most of us do not know much about how our brains work, or the impact of brain research on poverty. Learn how your brain operates and how to change and improve lives.
Jessica Sharp is passionate about empowering underserved and minority communities, diverse representation and brain education. She is the Founder and Chief Brain Educator with Sharp Brain Consulting which works with public service agencies to provide education about the brain and its effect on organizational outcomes. She also serves as the Director of Volunteer Services at Meals on Wheels Greenville which delivers meals to homebound individuals in Greenville County.
Jessica is committed to improving her community. She does this through her involvement in a variety of organizations including the Greenville Chamber, the Junior League of Greenville and the United Way of Greenville. She is a graduate of Leadership Greenville and is a Diversity Fellow with the Riley Institute and has been recognized for her work to better the Greenville committee.
She regularly speaks about various topics related to the brain and is an active blogger for GenTwenty. Jessica is attending graduate school at the University of Missouri where she is obtaining a Master’s in Public Affairs and will continue her education at William James College in the fall of 2018 to receive a Doctorate of Psychology. In her free time, Jessica enjoys reading, listening to podcasts and spending time with friends and family.