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Welcome to my website where you'll find a wealth of information and insights about me and my dedication to the exciting fields of instructional design (ID), leadership development, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Whether you're an instructional designer looking for fresh strategies, a leader hungry to empower your team, or simply someone passionate about creating inclusive spaces, you're in the right place. Let's embark on this exciting journey of learning and growth together as we delve into the fascinating world where ID work, leadership development, and DEI intersect.

Hi, I’m Starla Sharpe

an Executive Talent Development Leader in the Human Resources arena. I am also a leadership development connoisseur, DEI champion, and relationship builder.  


2019 - Present

Head of Learning & Development

Highly skilled and experienced senior leader driving impactful learning strategies, fostering a culture of continuous development, and aligning training initiatives with business objectives. Proven expertise in designing and implementing innovative training programs, managing and building high-performing teams, and delivering exceptional results. Strong communicator and collaborator dedicated to talent development and driving organizational growth.



BS I Harding University

August 2000 - July 2004

MS I Texas A&M University - Commerce

March 2022 - August 2023

Change Management

Strategic Thinking

Instructional Design & Content Development

Leadership & Influence

Training Strategy

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