Sharon Meers is the co-author of Getting to 50/50, a book about how men and women find common ground so that men can be full parents and women can have full careers. Launched on the Today show in 2009, Getting to 50/50 has been featured in Time magazine, Fortune, BusinessWeek and USAToday and lauded by leading academics and business executives.
Until 2005, Sharon was a Managing Director at Goldman, Sachs & Co. In her 16-year career at Goldman, Sharon ran several businesses and worked on bank restructurings in the financial institutions crisis of the early 1990s.
Sharon also serves on the board of the National Women's Law Center and on the advisory council of Stanford's Clayman Institute for Research on Gender and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Sharon holds a B.A. in History from Harvard College and an M.A. in Economics from New York University.