Educator, podcast host, influencer

Sharon writes about: Education, Law, Politics

Sharon McMahon is a former high school government and law teacher who earned a reputation as “America’s Government Teacher” amidst the historic 2020 election proceedings for her viral efforts on Instagram to educate the general public on political misinformation. She is also the host of the top-rated Sharon Says So podcast, with more than 11 million downloads in its first year.

Through a simple mission to share nonpartisan information about democracy, McMahon has amassed hundreds of thousands of followers online, affectionately called the “Governerds,” who look to her for truth and logic in a society plagued by bias and conspiracy. McMahon has also made waves in her philanthropic efforts, raising more than $5.9 million for charitable causes, including educational grants, medical debt relief, and humanitarian assistance in Ukraine. She is in the process of writing her first book, which is set to come out in the fall of 2023.

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