Lead From Where You Are: Victoria Lihiru on Inclusion for Women with Disabilities in Tanzania


HerAbility Foundation meeting with female students with disabilities at the University of Dar es Salaam. Since returning to Tanzania in June 2018, I have been working to implement my follow-on project on Empowering and Linking Girls with Disabilities with Internship and Employment Opportunities. To do this, I created an initiative called the HerAbility Foundation and … Continue reading Lead From Where You Are: Victoria Lihiru on Inclusion for Women with Disabilities in Tanzania

ADA Program Case Studies Highlight Past Fellows’ Inclusive Education Projects


The ADA International Fellowship Program ran for two cohorts (Spring and Fall of 2017) prior to the conception of the Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Disability Employment. This fellowship program honored Senators Robert Dole’s and Thomas Harkin’s work in disability rights, education, and inclusion through sponsorship of fellows from Kenya, Tanzania, Brazil, and Peru in … Continue reading ADA Program Case Studies Highlight Past Fellows’ Inclusive Education Projects

Victoria Lihiru reflects on Spring 2018 Fellowship


Returning to Tanzania, Victoria Lihiru (Spring 2018 cohort), spent a lot of time reflecting on her fellowship experience. After spending five weeks at the Vermont UCEDD in Burlington, she had gained extensive knowledge on United States disability policy, practice, and legislation. In response to the experience, the comparisons, and the best practices gained, Victoria wrote … Continue reading Victoria Lihiru reflects on Spring 2018 Fellowship