HBJ Women Who Mean Business

Women Who Mean Business: Sharon Birkman, CEO at Birkman International

Sharon Birkman is one of the Houston Business Journal’s 2018 Women Who Mean Business honorees in the Outstanding Business Leader in Professional Services category. Sharon spoke with Natalie Harms of HBJ about challenges she’s faced in her career, her biggest influences, and what most people don’t know about her.

Sharon Birkman, president and CEO at Birkman International

Category: Outstanding Business Leader in Professional Services

Education: Bachelor’s, University of Houston; Master’s, University of Texas Harvard Business School

Years in the industry: 22

Boards and affiliations: Board of directors, Houston Public Media Foundation; board of directors, Goodwill Industries; Chapelwood United Methodist Church; board of directors for Escape Family Resources

Read Sharon’s full interview with Natalie regarding her selection to the 2018 Women Who Mean Business list.


Women's Owned Company

Birkman International Receives Women’s Business Enterprise Certification

Birkman International, a business specialized in assessing human behavior and perception, is newly recognized as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. The certification is effective as of Aug. 30, 2018.

“Dr. Roger Birkman pioneered The Birkman Method and founded our company driven by his strong convictions and lifelong desire to empower others. We are proud to be certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise and continue his legacy,” said Sharon Birkman, CEO of Birkman International and daughter of Roger Birkman. “The WBENC recognition provides our company – and many of the businesses we partner with – an important vehicle to support diversity and empower lives.”

Read the full article from PR Newswire: Birkman International Receives Women’s Business Enterprise Certification