2020 Programmes

Haben Girma

Haben Girma
Photo by Sean Fenn


Of Eritrean and Ethiopian descent, Haben Girma is the first deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, as documented in her recent memoir Haben. She was named a White House Champion of Change by President Obama and is a disability advocate and developer of a braille communication system. Supported by the Embassy of the United States of America.