Sharon Murphy

Central Kentucky Alternate

Sharon recently returned to her native Lexington from Georgia and Ohio where she received her Master of Public Policy degree, with a concentration in Social Policy, from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. While in graduate school, she volunteered on President Obama’s 2012 campaign, and was a Fellow for Organizing for Action, a campaign focused on educating and enrolling people for the Affordable Care Act. Sharon has worked as a Voter Empowerment Organizer with KFTC. She recently completed Emerge Kentucky, an intensive, cohort-based seven-month training program that exists to change the face of Kentucky politics by identifying, training and encouraging Democratic women to run for office. Sharon is a part of the newly announced 2016 Class of the Kentucky Chapter of New Leaders Council, which recruits, trains and supports the next generation of progressive political entrepreneurs.