Miranda Kennedy is the Director of Training and Senior Technical Advisor for the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI), contracted by the U.S. Department of Labor. In her role at NDI, Miranda brings extensive expertise in the areas of researching and analyzing policy issues, developing and executing training, and implementing promising practices in the areas of youth in transition, workforce development, cross-system service coordination, employment, entrepreneurship, asset development, assistive technology, community participation and inclusion. Prior to joining NDI, Miranda served in a similar capacity with DEI's predecessor, working closely with the 47 states and four U.S. territories funded by Employment and Training Administration (ETA) as Disability Program Navigator (DPN) projects. Miranda holds a master's degree in Public Policy from the University of Denver Institute for Public Policy Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
[Miranda is a member of the DEI Training and Technical Assistance team, which is a project of National Disability Institute.]