An advocate for equal opportunities for people with disabilities, Haben Girma was the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School. President Obama named her a White House Champion of Change. She received the 2018 Helen Keller Achievement Award, and a spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list.
Dr. Kirk Adams, president and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind, will chat with Haben about her memoir Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law, the upcoming 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and more.
Captions, audio description, transcript, and ASL interpretation are available throughout the discussion.