Sharon Taffet graduated from the George Washington University with a Master of Arts in 1984. She joined the Weissman lab in 2020 and provides administrative support to Dr Weissman and his team. Ms. Taffet is a creative artist and experienced designer. She has also held numerous board positions and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars while working in myriad volunteer capacities in the non-profit sector. She brings with her strong fundraising, project management and event planning experience.