2013-11-09

First Deaf-Blind Student At Harvard Law Pursues Dreams | WUNC

First Deaf-Blind Student At Harvard Law Pursues Dreams


Harvard Law student and disability rights advocate Haben Girma talks about her life and work
At the age of 15, Haben Girma had danced, skied, kayaked and traveled to Mali. And although that’s a lot for any young person to experience, Haben was doing so while deaf and blind.

Credit Harvard Law

 After realizing the power of law, she decided she wanted to pursue a career as a disability rights attorney. Today she is the first deaf-blind student at Harvard Law School. She will be at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in their Student Union at 2pm, giving a presentation hosted by Advocates for Carolina. But first, Host Frank Stasio talks to her about her experience with disability rights advocacy.
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