FW: Innovation


DATE: Sunday, January 28, 2017
TIME: 5pm-6:30pm
LOCATION: Aquarium of the Pacific 

People with disabilities represent the largest minority group, numbering one billion worldwide. Reaching a group of this scale creates value for everyone. Organizations that prioritize accessibility benefit by gaining access to a much large user base, improving the experience for both disabled and non-disabled users and facilitating further innovation. The first deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben Girma is an advocate for equal opportunities for people with disabilities. President Obama named her a white house champion of orange, and Forbes recognized her in Forbes 30 and under 30. Girma travels the world consulting and public speaking, teaching clients the benefits of fully accessible products and services. her memoir will be published by Grand Central Publishing in 2019. 

COST: $5 for public; Free for aquarium members

CONTACT: (562)590-3100