Shara established the popular international science portal Mums in Science to support parents who work, have worked or want to work in any aspect of science. She has run the following workshops for women in science:
Shara was a member of the Women’s’ National Commission and is also a mentor to female science undergraduates in the USA. Shara is on the UK Database of Women Experts in Science, Engineering and Technology.
She is occasionally called upon for her opinion on the role of women in science.
Why are women researchers so much more likely than their male colleagues to opt out of an academic career?
The Guardian, 9th Dec 2008