Haben Girma joined Disability Rights Advocates in 2013 as a Skadden Fellow. Ms. Girma received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2013 and her B.A. from Lewis & Clark College in 2010. During law school she interned with the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She has been advocating on behalf of students with disabilities at education conferences throughout the country, for which she has been recognized as a White House Champion of Change.