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Heather Grace Zimmerman

Gallaudet University
PhD Candidate
Washington, DC
Zimmerman has a bachelors in ASL/English interpreting and a masters in International Development with a focus of people with disabilities in Small Island Developing States. She is currently a doctorate student studying resilience in deaf children and youth. She is interested in the cultural contexts that foster academic and social success. Zimmerman is the co-founder and director of the Månha Project, culturally responsive summer initiatives that aim to enhance the wellbeing of Guam’s sign language community.

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Thursday, June 18

5:15pm EDT