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Nadia Ibrahim
Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), U.S. Department of Labor


Nadia Ibrahim has worked as a Policy Advisor in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) since 2003. As a Senior Policy Advisor on the Employment Supports Team, she assists in coordinating the agency’s cross-team Health and Employment Initiative, which includes mental health and personal assistance services (PAS) issues.

Prior to joining ODEP, Ms. Ibrahim served as a Peer Counselor at the ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (ECNV), a community-based resource and advocacy center managed by and for people with disabilities. There she provided one-on-one peer counseling, independent living skills training; and information and referral services in working with participants to establish and attain their goals in areas such as employment, housing, transportation, and personal care. She has also worked with U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP), which ensures access to information and opportunities to federal employees with disabilities through the provision of workplace accommodations, as well as Macmillan Publishing USA.

Ms. Ibrahim holds a Master’s in Journalism and Mass Communications from Kent State University in Ohio as well as a Bachelor’s in English and a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she graduated cum laude with a concentration in healthcare social work. She is a licensed social worker in the state of Maryland.


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Location: Room 201
Michael Reardon (Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), U.S. Department of Labor), Mary Martha Churchman (U.S. Department of Transportation), Bryna Helfer (National Academy of Public Administration), Danielle Germain (National Academy of Public Administration), Nadia Ibrahim (Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), U.S. Department of Labor)
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