Claire Michaels is the Director of Workforce and Hiring at SFMade, a nonprofit economic development organization that provides access to good jobs in manufacturing to people who have overcome barriers to employment. Claire is the author of the Hidden Talent blog series. Prior to working at SFMade, Claire led workforce programs in New York City. Claire holds a BA in Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Public Policy from UC Berkeley. A native of Oakland, she lives there with her husband David and baby Ellanor.