Shara recently moved to the Cleveland area, joining the ODA team on the Breakthrough Project as an In-Person Program Coordinator. She is from Columbus, Ohio and is passionate about people. She moved here from Wheeling, WV where she was serving as the Program Director for House of the Carpenter, a local non-profit organization serving the Ohio Valley. While working in Wheeling, she also was coaching women’s soccer at Wheeling University.
She completed her undergraduate as well as graduate degrees from Ohio Dominican University, where she played soccer. Sport has always been an important piece of her heart, and now she loves giving back by way of coaching the next generation. She also participated in the World Race, an 11-month trip to 11 different countries serving as a Humanitarian Aid. She loves traveling to learn about different cultures, languages, food, ways of life, and building relationships with people.