Sharona is a writer and communicator with a decade of freelance journalism experience and five years of experience in the Australian Public Service and United States Government.

She specialises in writing speeches and op-eds, and has written for senior executives and ambassadors about everything from critical minerals to space exploration to racial equality.

She lives in Canberra with her Irish Wolfhound/German Shepherd, and loves to climb, read and bake cheesecakes.