Barbara "b.g." Nabors-Glass, Vice President, Job Training & Education
Barbara “b.g.” Nabors-Glass joined Seattle Goodwill in 2004, having spent her career serving and giving voice to people who are usually left out of the conversation, whether it was because they were homeless teens, individuals just out of prison, or immigrants new to this country. In her current role as the Vice President of Job Training and Education Programs at Seattle Goodwill, b.g. oversees all aspects of Goodwill’s mission services. She has consistently increased the number people served by Seattle Goodwill, and she developed all aspects of the Job Training and Education Programs. Prior to Goodwill, b.g. was with Seattle Housing Authority, developing, implementing and securing funding for the Housing Continuum Program for foster youth ages 11-14. As a former foster child herself, b.g. knew that the problems facing youth that were aging out of foster care and at risk of homelessness needed to be solved. b.g. was also previously a Co-Director at HOPE VI, a multi-billion federal urban revitalization initiative rebuilding severely distressed public housing developments. b.g. is active in the community as part of the Minority Executive Directors Coalition, National Association of Community Organizers, and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
“Where others see an intractable problem, I see an opportunity to put smart people in the room, work together, and find answers.”
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