Haben translated to Japanese

I’m smiling and holding up a book. The cover has a photo of me in profile, standing confidently in a blue dress. There is Japanese text along the side and bottom.

Today my book, Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law, published in Japan! I hope Japanese readers will enjoy the humor in my stories as I navigate a world not designed for people like me. Cheers to more people learning about ableism & disability justice! My immense gratitude to the translators and cheerleaders who … Read more

Haben and Guy Kawasaki on the Remarkable People Podcast

I laughed so much recording this, and it’s one of the most delightful conversations! Tech accessibility, the ADA, my book, & ableism are covered in Guy Kawasaki’s podcast. Transcript included. Haben Girma: Lawyer, Activist, and Advocate for Equal Opportunities for People with Disabilities

A Gift from Stephen Curry and a Lesson on Braille

I’m wearing a black hoodie with the book club’s name Underrated on the left side. I’m smiling and holding up the card. A dark brown fence is in the background.

Stephen Curry sent me a card! And a hoodie! I’m thrilled my book, Haben The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law, is in your book club! Thank you, Stephen! Can we also talk about sending a blind author a card without braille? In the photo I’m holding a card that says, “Haben – We are honored … Read more