SHARON LEE RICH
76 Townsend Road
Belmont, Mass. 02478
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Education. Educational Doctorate
in Human Development.
Focus: Women's development and Adolescence. Thesis: "Change within
connection: A study of adolescent daughters' views of their
relationships with their mothers."
BOSTON UNIVERSITY, Metropolitan College. Diploma in Financial Planning.
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, Masters of Arts in Teaching of English. Thesis:
"Approaches to death in literature and life: A curriculum for high
CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, NY. Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
Graduated with distinction in all subjects. Consulting and Teaching
WOMONEY: Financial Education and Counseling. Self-employed financial
planner and consultant.
PRESENTER/SPEAKER, Topics cover women, money, financial planning, and
ethical investing. Sponsors include the Cambridge Center for Adult
Education, Radcliffe Career Services, Boston Women's Fund, Haymarket
People's Fund, M.I.T., The Social Investment Forum, and WGBH's program
1988 - present
MEDIA RESOURCE, Interviewed
by local and national publications including The Wall Street Journal,
Money Magazine, Businessweek, Kiplinger's Personal Financial Magazine,
US News & World Report, Working Woman, Parent's Magazine, Financial
Planning, The Boston Globe and more. Money Makeover Expert for The
Boston Globe (12-95 - now), Los Angeles Times, and WHDH-TV, Channel 7.
University "Introduction to Financial Planning," first course for
series for Certified Financial Planner designation.
RESEARCH CONSULTANT, Center
for the Study of Gender, Education, and Development Member of research
team, led by Carol Gilligan, examining female adolescence. Interviewer
using open-ended interview schedule for four year longitudinal study.
Helped develop and teach coding system for qualitative data.
TEACHING FELLOW, Harvard University 1983 "Adolescent Development" with
"Television and the Developing Child" with Gerald Lesser 1981-1983
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH, Radcliffe College Murray Research Center Grant
with Ronald Slaby: "Predicting the Adolescent's Break from Home: The
Balance Between Autonomy and Relatedness."
Clear Lake High School, Houston INSTRUCTOR of grades 11 and 12 in
Founder, Board member, National Conference Planner
2004 - present
ARSENAL CENTER FOR THE ARTS, Watertown, MA
Board member, Finance Committee Member and Chair, Treasurer
BETH EL TEMPLE CENTER, Belmont, MA
Board member, Chair of Budget Committee, Former Treasurer, Former chair
of Social Action Committee
2003 - present
WHEELOCK FAMILY THEATER, Boston, MA
Friend of the theater helping orgainize member events
B'NAI BRITH WOMEN, Boston, MA
Participant on Connection Card to be
distributed to Battered Jewish women to let them know resources for
BOSTON WOMEN'S FUND
Board member, Treasurer
HAYMARKET PEOPLE'S FUND, Boston, MA
Conference leader for socially responsible investing and on issues of
Activities include hiring and fund raising.
WOMEN'S COMMUNITY SCHOOL, Medford, MA.
Helped develop and run adult education program
THE DINNER PARTY, by Judy Chicago, Boston/Houston
Supervised volunteers, opened exhibit daily, and helped install and
remove piece. Houston: Docent.
TRIMS, Texas Research Institute for Mental Sciences
Developmental Clinic, Houston Texas
Research Institute for Mental Sciences Summer intern: developmental
testing, education and family planning.
1995 - recent past
"Money Makeover Series," The
Financial planning series for The
Boston Parents Paper.
"Daughters' Views of Their Relationships with their Mother,." in Making Connections. Edited
by Carol Gilligan, Nona Lyons, and Trudy Hammer. Cambridge, MA: Harvard
University Press, 1990.
The Challenges of
with Amy Domini and Dennis Pearne. Homewood, IL: Dow Jones-Irwin, 1988.
Education. Coeditor for Harvard Educational Review Reprint
Series No. 17.
Editorial board member; Issue editor; Book
"Carol Gilligan on Girls and Dependence." Sojourner
Credentials and Organizations
Registered as an Investment Adviser, State of Massachusetts
Member of National Association of Personal Financial
Member of PridePlanners.
Speaker for Public Education Services.
Teacher's Certificates for Secondary School English: MA,
Worth Magazine's list of America's Top 200 Financial
Worth Magazine's list of America's Top 60 Financial
Financial Advisors, Mary Rowland, 1997: Listed as one of 55 top
the Perfect Model. The Distinctive Business Strategies of Leading
Financial Planners, Mary Rowland, 2004.
Who's Who in Finance & Industry
Who's Who in the East
Who's Who in the World
Who's Who of American Women
Who's Who in America, 2000
(Maybe other Who's Who)
Contributor to a variety of books, e.g., Wall Street Words, by David
L. Scott, NY: Hougton Mifflin Co., 1997. & Girls Just Want to
Have Funds : How to Spruce Up Your Money and Invest Like a Pro by Susannah Blake Goodman
Differences and Investing," Congress on the Psychology
Investing, Mass. Mental Health Center/Teaching Hospital of Harvard
Issues," Workshop for National Association of Financial
Planners, Regional Conference, 1996.
"Financial Planning Issues for Non-Traditional Families,"
Workshop for National Association of Financial Planners, National &