Rebekka Nickman

Rebekka Nickman

Advisory Services Analyst
Pronouns she/her

Rebekka Nickman is an Advisory Services Analyst and a certified Project Management Professional with more than five years of experience managing large-scale federal demonstration, evaluation, and technical assistance projects focused on employment support for individuals with disabilities.

Since joining Mathematica in 2018, Nickman has worked on a range of projects in education, family support, disability, employment and labor. Currently, she is the project manager for the Disability Innovation Fund’s Pathways to Partnerships program for the Rehabilitation Services Administration, which develops systemic strategies to increase competitive employment of youth with disabilities. She is the project manager for the Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network (RETAIN), a demonstration that tests promising early interventions for improving the labor force participation and retention of people who recently sustained injuries and disabilities. She also leads the annual documentation of the Disability Analysis File, which aggregates information from more than a dozen administrative files housed at SSA to support research of federal disability beneficiaries. Past projects include an in-depth feasibility study identifying organizational and contextual factors that promote or impede integration and analysis of administrative data pertaining to child maltreatment.

Previously, Nickman worked as a Program Manager for The DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

  • Large-scale federal evaluations management
  • Technical Assistance
  • Survey and administrative data related to disability and disability programs
Focus Area Topics
  • Health
  • Disability
  • Child Welfare
  • Human Services
  • Youth Employment

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