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Dr. Sharon Torrence Jones has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Dr. Sharon Torrence Jones is recognized for her expert leadership of thedot. Consulting and the Dottie Rose Foundation

Dr. Jones is an expert in STEM and Computer Science education, bridging the gap between our everyday actions and the application of technology.

    CHARLOTTE, NC, February 05, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Sharon Torrence Jones has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than two decades of excellence in K–12 education and computer science, Dr. Jones is an expert in STEM and Computer Science education, bridging the gap between our everyday actions and the application of technology. Leveraging her passion, she founded and is the chief executive officer of the dot. Consulting and the Dottie Rose Foundation (nonprofit), both companies named in honor of her grandmother. Upon launching her businesses in 2016, she has focused her efforts to support educators find their voice in STEM/Computer Science and close the gender gap in technology for women and girls. Over the past 7 years, the dot has grown to serve schools across the country impacting and supporting more than 3500 educators and Dottie Rose Foundation has served over 2400 girls with a 95% rate for all programming.

Outside of her primary career efforts, she lends her expertise as a co-founder and board member for Carolina Women In Tech and is a valued member of the North Carolina Teachers Association, the Society of Information Management, the Small Business Administration Council for North Carolina, and a board member of Entrepreneurs Organization Accelerator (EOA), among other professional organizations.

Prior to her current positions, Dr. Jones served as a CTE teacher and instructional management coordinator for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools from 2008 until 2015. Among her professional accomplishments, she was named an SAS Global Faculty Scholar in 2015 and 2016. She also was recognized as the STEM Leader of the Year in 2015 and Opportunity Champion in 2019, both by Charlotte Business Journal. She was an educational technology company finalist at the 2020 NC Tech Awards and was listed among the Top 100 Leaders in Education by the Global Forum for Education and Learning in 2021. In 2022 and 2013, she was awarded Educator of the Year by the National Center for Women in Information Technology and received an Excellence Award for the Best Technology Training Consultancy by Acquisition International in 2022. Added to these, she was listed by JPMorgan Chase as one of 100 Women to KNOW in America in 2023.

To prepare for her professional journey, Dr. Jones earned a Bachelor of Science in communication studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002 and a Master of Arts in Teaching in business and information technology from East Carolina University in 2003. Following these achievements, she attained a Doctor of Education in adult and continuing education teaching with a concentration in computer science from North Carolina State University in 2011. She subsequently gained a master's degree in school administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2014.

Looking to the future, Dr. Jones intends to expand both organization's outreach through commitment and consistency. She aspires for the dot. Consulting to become the leading STEM consulting company in K–12 education while fostering innovation in the field. She and her team have also initiated The Dottie Rose Foundation Legacy Fund, an investment fund aimed at reaching a $1 million milestone to provide young women with access to funding for their education, business startups or other ventures that align with their goals.

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