Haben Girma | Disability Rights Lawyer, Advocate | First Deafblind Person To Graduate From Harvard Law School

July 29th 

Haben Girma was born on July 29th, 1988 in the San Francisco area. She is the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School. 


Haben Girma accelerated in her studies early on using braille.

Lewis and Clark

In 2010, Haben Girma graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon.

Harvard Law School

Haben Girma graduated in 2013 with a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Disability Rights

Haben Girma has used her role as a lawyer to advocate for disability rights. 


Haben Girma: Blackpast

Haben Girma

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