Sharon Hendricks, a communication studies faculty member at Los Angeles City College for the past 17 years, was elected in 2011 to the California State Teachers Retirement System Board (CalSTRS) where she has served as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Board. While on the board, she has advocated for the development of investment beliefs, transparency on investment fees, and sustainable investing principles focused on mitigating risks related to climate change and human capital management. Sharon also serves on the board of the Principles for Responsible Investing (UNPRI) – a global organization focused on incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in investment decisions and active ownership. In addition, she serves on the working group for the Trustee Leadership Forum, part of the Initiative for Responsible Investment at Harvard Kennedy School and chairs the American Federation of Teachers Trustee Council.
Netroots Nation participation
- Netroots Nation 2023