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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Welcomes Haben Girma to Ottawa

Deaf-Blind Harvard Law Grad Haben Girma - Deaf-Blind Awareness
Haben Girma is an Eritrean American woman, a disability rights advocate, and the first deaf-blind graduate of Harvard Law School. (Photo: Oxygen.com)

BY HABEN GIRMA

The Eritrean Youth Initiative (EYI) invited me to Ottawa to keynote their inaugural fundraiser dinner. The sold-out event on June 24th raised scholarships for high school students heading to college.

My friend Negash Haile and his colleagues at EYI brought together Canadians from diverse backgrounds to recognize students making a difference. Continue reading Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Welcomes Haben Girma to Ottawa