National Leadership Program, Fall 2022
Hiram Helfman (he/him) is a Policy Apprentice in RespectAbility’s National Leadership Program for Fall 2022. RespectAbility is a nonprofit organization fighting stigmas and advancing opportunities so that people with disabilities can fully participate in all aspects of community.
Ever since September 11, 2001, Helfman made it his life’s mission to promote a more peaceful world. His motto is thinking globally but acting locally.
Helfman has a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and a Master of Arts in Diplomacy and is interested in promoting peace through cooperation on social, economic, and environmental sustainability projects. Helfman also hopes to gain primary research skills and professional connections via this apprenticeship and would love to work for a global disability policy organization. [continue reading…]