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Partner: Haben Girma - Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law

  • Book Passage at the Ferry Building 1 Ferry Building San Francisco, CA 94111 (map)

Today, September 7th from 3:00 p.m. PT to 4:30 p.m. PT

In Conversation with  Lainey Feingold 

Haben Girma defines disability as an opportunity for innovation. She learned non-visual techniques for everything from dancing salsa to handling an electric saw. Haben pioneered her way through obstacles, graduated from Harvard Law, and now uses her talents to advocate for people with disabilities. Haben takes readers through a thrilling game of blind hide-and-seek in Louisiana, a treacherous climb up an iceberg in Alaska, and a magical moment with President Obama at The White House. Warm, funny, thoughtful, and uplifting, this captivating memoir is a testament to one woman's determination to find the keys to connection.

Lainey Feingold is a disability rights lawyer focusing on digital access, an international speaker, and the author of Structured Negotiation, A Winning Alternative to Lawsuits.

If you need disability accommodations, please contact Cheryl McKeon, (415) 835-1020 , events@bookpassage.com

Earlier Event: September 7