Author: Rachmita Maun Harahap
Harahap, Rachmita Maun, is a lecturer and researcher at Mercu Buana University in Jakarta, Indonesia. I have a hearing disability and graduated with the best Architecture Engineering graduate at Mercu Buana University (1995), then got a scholarship to continue Masters in Interior Design at the Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia (2000). At present, a P.hD candidate in the Fine Arts and Design program at the Bandung Institute of Technology. In addition to activities, I have an organization of the Sehjira Deaf Foundation as Founder and Chairperson since 2001 until now. The aim of the organization is to empower the hearing disability (deaf and hard of hearing) community to obtain equal rights with non-hearing disability people.