Sharon Stern is the assistant division chief for employment characteristics in the Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division of the U.S. Census Bureau.
She oversees statistics on the labor force, health insurance and disability from several Census Bureau surveys. Sharon has authored Census Bureau reports and papers on topics related to poverty, disability and health insurance.
She previously served in several key positions at the Census Bureau, including chief of the Poverty Statistics Branch, assistant division chief in the American Community Survey Office, and survey director for a portfolio of surveys sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics.
Sharon studied economics at the University of Rochester and the University of California at Santa Barbara.