AGL 099: Learning Tech with Dr. Sharon Jones

About Dr. Sharon Jones

Dr. Sharon Jones, Ed.D is the founder and CEO of and The Dottie Rose Foundation, where she leads and implements technology focused education and innovation. Dr. Jones has found her passion in education and has served as a Career and Technical Education teacher in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and Wake County Schools as well as a Sr. Technical Trainer with Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC). Additionally, she is a well-known industry teacher, trainer, and mentor working for organizations with like-minded missions and has taught courses in computer programming, web design, eCommerce, Computer Science Principles and SAS programming.

Dr. Jones has presented and been published nationally and internationally on data analytics, educational practices and technology. Her book A Recipe for Success Using SAS University: How to Plan Your First Analytics Project is being used in curriculum and classrooms around the country. When not running the technology-world, Dr. Jones spends her time with her husband Ricky, and two sons, Ethan (7) and Dylan (4), and their beloved dog, Cooper (10).

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Things We Talked About Today:

  • Getting girls involved in code
  • Learning problem solving skills
  • Women in Tech
  • Resume writing
  • Volunteering and using Tech
  • Never giving up when things don’t go the way you planned
  • How she got started in Tech
  • “Girly things” with tech
  • “Copy & Paste” to learn
  • Introducing Kids to coding
  • Adult Education
  • The Dot Consulting
  • The Dottie Rose Foundation – Girls in Computer Science
  • Constructed by Girls (wearable fashion)
  • Carolina Women in Tech
  • Her Podcast
  • Her Tech Passion
  • Keeping Trying
  • If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it.

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