Sharon McMahon

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  • "America's Government Teacher"
  • Former High School Government and Law Teacher
  • Host of the Award-Winning Podcast 'Here's Where It Gets Interesting'
  • On a Mission to Combat Political Misinformation

Former high school government and law teacher Sharon McMahon is on a mission to curate facts, fun, and inspiration by educating Americans on democracy, politics, and history. After years of serving as a high school government and law teacher, Sharon took her passion for education to Instagram with a mission to combat political misinformation with non-partisan facts. Sharon has earned a reputation as “America’s Government Teacher'' and quickly amassed over a million social media followers, affectionately known as “Governerds.” Sharon is also the host of the award-winning podcast, Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, where, each week, she provides entertaining yet factual accounts of America’s most fascinating moments and people.

In a time where flashy headlines and false information often take the spotlight, Sharon is a reliable source for truth and logic. She has shared her knowledge with CNNThe Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Good Morning America, and has been featured in The Atlantic. She has received PRWeek’s Communicator of the Year Award as well as the noteworthy Jefferson Award.

In all that she does, Sharon encourages others to be world-changing humans. She has led her community in various philanthropic initiatives that have raised more than $7M for teachers, domestic violence survivors, terminally ill children, medical debt forgiveness programs, Ukrainian refugees, and more.

 


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Past Hosts Include:
  • League of Women Voters
  • Teach Your Heart Out Conference
  • University of Utah
  • University of Michigan
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How Democracy Can Survive Misinformation in a Digital World

In a time where flashy headlines and false information often takes the spotlight, SHARON MCMAHON is a reliable source for truth and logic. A long-time educator and law teacher, Sharon brings her informative and engaging style to this meaningful conversation about how to combat political misinformati ...

In a time where flashy headlines and false information often takes the spotlight, SHARON MCMAHON is a reliable source for truth and logic. A long-time educator and law teacher, Sharon brings her informative and engaging style to this meaningful conversation about how to combat political misinformation with non-partisan facts on matters of national importance.

Having Productive Conversations Across the Aisle

Inspirational educator and podcaster SHARON MCMAHON brings a unique and uplifting approach to challenging conversations. In an era when our politics have become so deeply entwined with our personal identity, and Americans with different ideologies seem unable to even tolerate one another, Sharon off ...

Inspirational educator and podcaster SHARON MCMAHON brings a unique and uplifting approach to challenging conversations. In an era when our politics have become so deeply entwined with our personal identity, and Americans with different ideologies seem unable to even tolerate one another, Sharon offers a unique perspective on how to talk kindly and effectively with one another, and occasionally even change hearts and minds.

WORKSHOP: American History in an Hour

Renowned for her informative and engaging workshops on important elements of U.S. History, SHARON MCMAHON offers this highly customizable talk which can include a short keynote, moderated conversation, and Q&A. Based on her highly successful and crowd-pleasing workshops, Sharon speaks expertly a ...

Renowned for her informative and engaging workshops on important elements of U.S. History, SHARON MCMAHON offers this highly customizable talk which can include a short keynote, moderated conversation, and Q&A. Based on her highly successful and crowd-pleasing workshops, Sharon speaks expertly about:

  • Important figures in U.S. history like Benjamin Franklin, Aaron Burr, Andrew Jackson, and the contributions of the first ladies
  • Highlights of the most recent Supreme Court terms and landmark cases from history
  • How the judicial process, the presidency, and our political party system works

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Biography

Sharon McMahon is on a mission to curate facts, fun, and inspiration by educating Americans on democracy, politics, and history.

After years of serving as a high school government and law teacher, Sharon took her passion for education to Instagram with a mission to combat political misinformation with non-partisan facts. Sharon has earned a reputation as “America’s Government Teacher'' and quickly amassed over a million social media followers, affectionately known as “Governerds.” Sharon is also the host of the award-winning podcast, Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, where, each week, she provides entertaining yet factual accounts of America’s most fascinating moments and people.

In a time where flashy headlines and false information often takes the spotlight, Sharon is a reliable source for truth and logic. She has shared her knowledge with CNN, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, and Good Morning America. In 2022, Sharon was the recipient of PRWeek’s Communicator of the Year Award as well as the the noteworthy Jefferson Award. She has also been featured in The Atlantic.

In all that she does, Sharon encourages others to be world-changing humans. She has led her community in various philanthropic initiatives that have raised more than $7 million for teachers, domestic violence survivors, terminally ill children, medical debt forgiveness programs, Ukrainian refugees and more.