I'm Sharon McMahon.

And I wholeheartedly believe every person can make a difference. After years as a government, history, and law teacher, I took my passion for educating to Instagram.

People started calling me "America’s Government Teacher," and my audience grew to more than 1.1 million people, who affectionately call themselves Governerds™.

I host the podcast Here’s Where It Gets Interesting, which has more than 1.2 million downloads a month, and is ranked in the top 1% of all podcasts.

Along with my community, I’ve raised more than $9 million for a number of important causes.

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I'm here to help!

Join Governerds™ Insider

As a member of Governerds™ Insider, you'll have access to a private Instagram account, historic deep dives and workshops, discussions on selected books, and the chance to meet up with the authors themselves. You'll also get to chat with me during live video hangouts!

Subscribe to my podcast

Here’s Where It Gets Interesting is an award-winning podcast with more than a million downloads a month. Ranked in the top 1% of all podcasts, you can now listen to my full library of 370+ episodes ad free!

Listen to interviews with notable authors and thought leaders, or binge one of our popular docuseries.

Follow me on Instagram

Join the 1+ million people who follow me @sharonsaysso where I put the latest headlines into context, educating about government, history, politics, and democracy.

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