Access in Education by Ms Haben Girma

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Equal Access for an Inclusive and Progressive Society

Date: 28th November, 2016 ; 4.30PM .
Venue : Ramanujan Auditorium, Institute of Mathematical Sciences , 4th Cross Road, CIT Campus, Taramani, Chennai. Tamil Nadu., India.

Education is the right of every child and an inclusive education system ensures equality and equitability. Access is the powerful tool which makes this a reality.

Connect Special, a magazine promoting inclusion, in partnership with Shaastra, IIT Madras, Invites you to a presentation on Access in Education by Ms Haben Girma.

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Ms. Haben Girma

Ms. Haben Girma
Internationally acclaimed accessibility leader
San Francisco

An internationally acclaimed accessibility leader, Haben Girma has earned recognition as a White House “Champion of Change”, Forbes 30 under 30 leader, and BBC Women of Africa Hero. The first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben champions equal access to information for people with disabilities. She has been honored by President Barack Obama, President Bill Clinton, and many others.

Watch Haben teach 4,000 developers the connection between Disability & Innovation at Apple’s 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference.

Haben has been featured extensively in media round the world, including the BBC, CBS, Forbes, the Washington Post, MTV, NPR, and many more.

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