Equal Access for an Inclusive and Progressive Society

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Equal Access for an Inclusive and Progressive Society

Date: 26th November, 2016 ; 5.00PM – 6:30PM.
Venue : Ramanujan Auditorium, Institute of Mathematical Sciences , 4th Cross Road, CIT Campus, Taramani, Chennai. Tamil Nadu., India.

Vidya Sagar and Connect Special cordially invite you to talk by Ms. Haben Girma on Equal Access for an Inclusive and Progressive Society.

For enquiries and registrations, please contact botta.bhavna@gmail.com or director@vidyasagar.co.in

Resource Persons :

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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.

Contact Details

Vidya Sagar today runs several programmes reaching out to over 3800 individuals with disabilities. This has been possible by setting up high quality delivery of services, focusing on early intervention, special education, physiotherapy, speech and communication therapy, vision training, occupational therapy, co-curricular activities, counselling, vocational training, exploring and creating employment opportunities and training of resource persons to work in the field of disability.


1, Ranjith Rd, Surya Nagar, Kotturpuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu110048 ,India

Phone : 9444220986 , 044 22353757
Email : botta.bhavna@gmail.com
Email : director@vidyasagar.co.in