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 Dr. Sharon H. Porter

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Visionary Author

Dr. Sharon H. Porter (Dr. Sharon), Educator, Author, Publisher, Interview Host, and two-time HBCU graduate, resides in the Washington, DC area. She is the President of SHP Enterprise, Inc, the umbrella entity for Perfect Time SHP, The GRIND Entrepreneur Network, Write the Book Now, and SHP Media and Broadcasting.


She is the CEO and Owner of Perfect Time SHP LLC, Coaching, Consulting, and Book Publishing Firm, Founder of the G.R.I.N.D. Entrepreneur Network ®, Host of the I Am Dr. Sharon ™ Show, Write the Book Now!™,  Leadership Matters With Dr. Sharon™,  and The GRIND Entrepreneur Network Spotlight Podcasts,  Founder of the Young Ladies Who L.E.A.D. Mentoring Program, and Executive Director of the Next In Line to Lead Aspiring Principal Leadership Academy.


Dr. Sharon is the author of "The Power of Networking: How to Achieve Success With Business Networking", “Next In Line to Lead: The Voice of the Assistant Principal” “Class of 2017 What’s Next?” , Women Who Lead: Extraordinary Women With Extraordinary Achievements, and North Carolina Girls Living In a Maryland World. She is the Visionary of The HBCU Experience Anthology Series.


She is a contributing author for “The MLM Book: The Business of the 21st Century”; “Women On A Mission: Sisterhood of Stories; ” 3 P’s of Success: Purpose, Passion, Profit”;  “Renegotiating Greatness: 21 Lessons From Bold Entrepreneurs Who Have Built Successful Brands”; Behind the Scenes of a Phenomenal Woman , “Black Woman By Birth, Champion By Choice”, The Gyrlfriend Code Sorority Edition, and Women of Virtue Walking in Excellence.

Dr. Sharon has served as an educator for over 25 years in Maryland and North Carolina. She currently serves as an elementary school principal in a large urban school district in the Washington DC area.  

Dr. Sharon earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Elementary Education at Winston-Salem State University, a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum & Instruction at National-Louis University, Administration & Supervision Post Graduate Certification at the Johns Hopkins University, and an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree at Walden University, and a Doctorate of Education (Ed. D.) in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from Howard University.


Sharon holds a National Association of Elementary School Principal (NAESP) Principal Mentor Certification, is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, an Official Member of Forbes Coaches Council a member of the International Association of Women, Professional Women in Winston-Salem,  a Walden University Alumni Ambassador, a Winston-Salem State University Return to Serve Alumni, and an official Johns Hopkins School of Education Alumni Mentor.

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