AN INCLUSIVE PLACE FOR YOU
We support job seekers with disabilities to find integrated, competitive employment and support businesses to diversify their workforce to include more employees with disabilities.
At Inclusive Networking, we share stories + support people with disabilities to be gainfully employed and included in their communities through services including Discovery, Job Development, Ongoing Supports and Trainings.
Nicole Rabinowitz grew up in Minneapolis, MN, and graduated from the University of Kansas. She was trained in Customized Employment through Marc Gold and Associates (MG&A) and currently is an MG&A associate who trains and certifies those seeking Discovery Certification. Nicole is very passionate about supporting job seekers in finding meaningful, integrated, competitive employment as well as providing support and innovative training to employers, employment specialists, and job coaches to create more diverse and inclusive work environments.
Hi, my name is Amanda and I am the Administrative Assistant at Inclusive Networking. I look forward to helping with organization in the company. When I am not working, I like going to the MN Twins games and I am also involved in Special Olympics.
Amanda grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and now lives in Costa Rica with her husband, daughters, and rescue dog. She received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University and then attended DePaul University where she obtained a masters degree in Special Education. Amanda was trained in Customized Employment through Marc Gold & Associates (MG&A). Amanda taught for eight years; assisting students with disabilities and has always been an advocate for an inclusive environment for people with disabilities. Amanda joined the team in November 2021 and is excited to continue to advocate and encourage awareness toward inclusivity in the workplace.
Disability Consultant/Benefits Coach
Laura is so happy to be a part of the Inclusive Networking team! She is from St. Paul MN. She was born with a mild condition of Cerebral Palsy. Her disability has given her the determination of pursuing her goals! With having the audacity to persevere and self-advocate for herself at a young age, Laura has been able to overcome any obstacle and challenge that have come her way. She has always had a passion to teach other individuals with disabilities just how pivotal this is, both personally and professionally. This is what she does in her role!
Laura was trained in Customized Employment through the State of MN and received Benefit Coach training through Disability HUB MN. With Benefit Coach training accomplished and in addition to being a consultant, as a Benefit Coach she will assist individuals to navigate their Social Security cash assistance and other federal, State, and local benefits and health care benefits such as Medicare, Medical Assistance, and Medical Assistance for Employed Persons with Disabilities (MA-EPD) and understand how these benefits will be impacted upon working. There are many myths and misconceptions about receiving benefits and working out there, and Laura is here to clear those up! She hopes she can help individuals learn how to become independent with managing their benefits and to educate employers on how they can support their employees with the process by learning more from her!
Inclusive Employment Specialist
Paige is grateful to work at Inclusive Networking as the Lead Disability Employment Consultant since 2021. She enjoys educating and working with companies to become inclusive employers, as well as customizing & connecting meaningful employment positions for job seekers. She earned her B.S. in Disability Studies from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and was trained in Customized Employment through Marc Gold and Associates (MG&A). She has personal and professional experience within the disability community and services- spanning from home-based care to healthy relationship programming. Paige’s goal is to increase accessibility to meaningful activities in life for all. She loves traveling, gardening, singing, and board games!