Nef teaches high school US History, American Government and Economics in Bradenton half of the day, and runs kids tennis programs here in Sarasota the other half of the day.
Nef earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at The University of Southern Mississippi, where she played tennis on scholarship on the Division 1 Singles and Doubles teams. She then attended graduate school at Wagner College on Staten Island, NY and earned a Master’s degree in Education. At the same time, was Interim Head Tennis Coach for both Division 1 Women’s and Men’s teams.
After graduation, she worked as an Education Director for the National Urban league, and was contracted with schools to teach in schools in Harlem, Brooklyn and Staten Island. Nef then worked as a Site Director for Advantage Tennis in NYC, where she implemented curriculum and created tennis programs out of the Avenues Global School and The United Nations School. She was also the Assistant Director of Summer Camps at New York Tennis Club in partnership with Maritime College in the Bronx.
Her goals are to connect her life experiences with other academics and writers, philanthropists and activists as she strives to become a Higher Self.