Have a Conversation with Tiffany Barfield, Senior Director, Policy & Advocacy with NAF
What does your business do? NAF helps solve some of the biggest challenges in education and the workforce by transforming the high school experience to include work-based learning and career-focused education. We are committed to providing access to opportunities for all students.
What’s your biggest concern as a small business owner? Bridging gaps in education and career development, as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and work to fix the school-to-career pipeline. It is imperative to continue advocating for our future leaders to develop the skills they will need to thrive in both the digital age, as well as in-person, as our nation works towards economic recovery.
Tell us why you joined the Small Business Council and what you would say to other business leaders about the benefit and value of this council. The Florida Chamber Small Business Council provides access to a valuable network of professionals that the next generation of talent can learn from and begin to make connections with. This opportunity also helps small businesses ensure they have the skilled and diverse workforce necessary to remain competitive, as NAF connects employers with high school students to bring relevant career preparation experiences to students and prime them for success in the workplace.
To become a member of the Florida Chamber of Commerce and join the Small business Council fill out the form below.