Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Haben Girma, deaf-blind disability rights advocate

Haben Girma and Peter Bowes (Photo: Tim Myers)
Haben Girma, a deaf blind disability rights advocate, has a powerful message about access to education and technology for the disabled.

Haben uses a digital Braille system to communicate and was the first deaf blind student to graduate from Harvard Law School.

We met at her office in Berkeley, California, for an interview, as part of the BBC's Women of Africa series. Full story.