Research Associate, Disabilities Team (Family Group)
Research associate, Disabilities Team, Family Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.
Rinat Namer Furstenberg has worked at MJB since 2016. Her primary research areas are: services and responses for children and youth at risk, intervention-planning and outcome-measurement systems, and the employment of excluded populations in the high-tech industry. She is also a consultant to NGOs and other civil society organizations on the adoption of logic models and outcome thinking.
Rinat holds a BA in psychology and biology from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and an MA in rehabilitative neuropsychology from the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo.
She can be contacted at RinatNa@jdc.org.il or by telephone at 972-2-655-7471.
Maidenbaum, S., Levy-Tzedek, S., Chebat, D. R., Namer-Furstenberg, R., & Amedi, A. (2014). The effect of extended sensory range via the EyeCane sensory substitution device on the characteristics of visionless virtual navigation. Multisensory Research, 27(5-6), 379-397.