Sharon Murphy

Organizing Apprentice

Sharon Murphy is a Lexington, KY native who grew up in North Lexington. She received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy from the University of Kentucky and received her Master of Public Policy, concentration in Social Policy from the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Sharon moved to Ohio, where she became a Spring 2014 Fellow for Organizing for Action campaign on educating and enrolling people for the Affordable Care Act. After returning to Lexington in August 2014, she became a Voter Empowerment Organizer for KFTC.  Sharon recently just completed two statewide programs; Emerge Kentucky and New Leaders Kentucky. She also is a tutor at Nerd Squad, a STEM outreach organization dedicated to inspiring the next great minds by bringing to life STEM activities.