Haben Girma empowers students with disabilities to become better self-advocates, and teaches families and educators to set high expectations. During her time as a student, Business Insider ranked her among the 21 Most Impressive Students at Harvard Law School, and the White House recognized her as a Champion of Change. Haben currently serves as a Skadden Fellowship Attorney at Disability Rights Advocates, a non-profit law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of people with disabilities around the country. As a member of DRA’s team in Berkeley, California, Haben works to improve access to education for students with disabilities.
- The Virgin Islands: People with Disabilities in a Tropical Paradise?
- Disability Rights Lawyers Harnessing Technology: Community Educators with the Power to Sue
- Haben Girma: Launching a career at the intersection of law, education and civil rights (Harvard Law Bulletin)
- China: Striving for More Inclusive Communities
- Haben is Named a White House Champion of Change
- Justice Thomas Names Haben as One of His Heroes
- Six from Harvard Law School awarded Skadden Fellowships
- Advocating for Others Starts with Yourself
- Alumna Haben Girma Overcomes Obstacles to Reach Out