Haben Girma, Author of, “Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

President Obama with his arm gently around Haben Girma
Picture of President Obama and Haben Girma at the White House with Joe Biden in the background.

My special live video guest is Haben Girma, the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, an advocate for equal opportunities for people with disabilities, and author of, “Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law.”

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[Click here for the written transcript of our video interview]

[Click here for the podcast (audio) of our video interview]

President Obama named Haben a White House Champion of Change and she also received the Helen Keller Achievement Award and a spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. President Bill Clinton, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Chancellor Angela Merkel have all honored Haben, who believes disability is an opportunity for innovation. She travels the world teaching the benefits of choosing inclusion and for these reasons, and a few more we’ll discuss on the show, I’m honored to have Haben as my guest.

You can watch the live and recorded show on Facebook here.

Click here to read the transcript from the live and recorded show or here for the podcast episode.

If you haven’t already done so, please make sure to connect with Haben at HabenGirma.com

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The resources Haben mentioned are here:

Knowbility https://knowbility.org
LevelAccess https://www.levelaccess.com
Diamond https://diamond.la
Deque https://dequeuniversity.com

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