Monday, September 21, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
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This is an online event.  The link will be shared after registering. If you need disability accommodations, please contact Kate Hoving, kjhoving@wm.edu, 757-707-5146.


Kate Hoving 
Reves Center for International Studies 

How Disability Drives Innovation:
An Intersectional and Global Perspective 

The Reves Center for International Studies, in cooperation with the Willam & Mary Law School Center for Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and William & Mary's Office of Compliance & Equity, presents Haben Girma, who will deliver the 2020 McSwain-Walker Lecture, How Disability Drives Innovation: An Intersectional and Global Perspective. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. 

About Haben Girma

The first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben Girma advocates for equal opportunities for people with disabilities. President Obama named her a White House Champion of Change. She received the Helen Keller Achievement Award, and a spot on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. President Bill Clinton, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Chancellor Angela Merkel have all honored Haben. Haben believes disability is an opportunity for innovation. She travels the world teaching the benefits of choosing inclusion.  She’s also the author of the highly acclaimed book, Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law.