Sharon Murphy

Organizer Apprentice

Sharon Murphy 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, with a 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.