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Sharoon Negrete González

Senior Research Analyst

Pronouns: They/She


  • M.A. in Education: Stanford University
  • B.A. in Humanities and Social Sciences: Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

About Sharoon Negrete González

Sharoon Negrete González is a Senior Research Analyst serving on the postsecondary team examining college access, affordability, and success, and how states and colleges are engaging adult learners, particularly learners of color.

Motivated by a passion for building collective change, Negrete González spent the past decade researching, mentoring, and teaching in education and education-adjacent spaces. Their experiences growing up in a housing project in Mexico City’s periphery form and guide their pedagogy, research agenda, and political investments and collaborations.

Before joining RFA, they worked as an independent consultant and at the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality. Negrete González holds a master’s degree from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree from the Tecnologico de Monterrey.

  • Can't stop listening to...

    Playlists made by friends and loved ones.

  • I'm a real nerd about...

    Language(s)! My mom and I are currently learning Portuguese.

  • When I'm not at work, you can find me...

    Taking care of my (many) plants and spending quality time with my husband and my cat.

Key Projects by Sharoon Negrete González

P’unk Avenue and Community College of Philadelphia

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The Implementation, Impact, and Cost-Effectiveness of Developmental Education Curricular Reform in California Community Colleges

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