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Haben Girma
Disability rights activist

The first deaf-blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben Girma is a human rights lawyer advancing disability justice. President Obama named her a White House Champion of Change in 2013. She received the Helen Keller Achievement Award, a spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list, and TIME100 Talks. President Bill Clinton, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have all honored Haben. Haben believes disability is an opportunity for innovation, and she teaches organizations the importance of choosing inclusion. The New York Times, Oprah Magazine, and the Today show featured her memoir, Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law.