Manel Djebrouni is a Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP-TSA), Vocational Evaluator (CCVE/ICVE), and Return to Work Disability Manager (RTWDM). She holds a bachelor’s degree in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies and has 4.5 years of experience in vocational rehabilitation, assisting injured workers undergoing periods of change through the provision of a diverse range of assessments, interventions, and service management. Manel is a professional member of VRA Canada and CAVEWAS. Currently, she is employed at Lifemark, while previously serving as a research associate at the University of Calgary, where she co-authored several publications in academic journals. Her research focuses on the intersection of science, technology, innovation (STI), governance, and occupational science.