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A Conversation with Haben Girma

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Services for Students with Disabilities, Accessible Technologies, ADA and Accessibility Services, the Office of Inclusion and Diversity, Dean of Students, and Recreational Sports at Virginia Tech are pleased to host Haben Girma for a virtual conversation during our annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Please join us on January 20 at 7pm for A Conversation with Haben Girma.

The first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben Girma is a human rights lawyer advancing disability justice. She has received numerous international honors for her work and acheivements. Haben believes disability is an opportunity for innovation, and she teaches organizations the importance of choosing inclusion. Her memoir, "Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law" has been featured in he New York Times, Oprah Magazine, and on the TODAY Show . We are honored to welcome her for a conversation on disability and inclusion. 

Closed captioning and sign language interpreting will be provided.