Sharon Chappell, PhD, a teacher educator at California State University Fullerton for over ten years, is a leader in education, health and wellness. This March the International Association of Women (IAW), a global in-person and online networking platform, has recognized her as a 2020-2021 Influencer.
Dr. Sharon Chappell specializes in social emotional learning, the arts and inclusive school climates. She is also a breast cancer survivor who is using her battle with cancer to help children and families who have been touched by similar difficulties.
“I co-founded Well Beings Studio in 2020 after my two-year journey with breast cancer,” she said. “During cancer, I wrote and published the children’s book, Little Green Monster: Cancer Magic! and created the Little Green Monster Project for families impacted by cancer.”
Through her initiatives and partnerships with more than 50 organizations, Dr. Chappell has donated over 2,000 copies of her book and helped families through her creative arts materials and healing workshops.