Hari Srinivasan is a minimally-speaking autistic, who recently graduated from UC Berkeley, majoring in psychology and minoring in Disability Studies. At Berkeley, he was lead instructor for a semester-long class on autism, was the first nonspeaking president of the student org, Spectrum at Cal, wrote for the Daily Californian and was an RA at the university Psychology Labs as well as the UC Berkeley Disability Lab. Hari was awarded the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a presitigous scholarship which will assist him in pursuing a doctorate in neuroscience at Vanderbilt University, where he plans to conduct more research in autism. He also enjoys music, watching pro sports in addition to learning tennis. He loves creative writing with some of his poems and other work winning awards including a National Award at Carnegie Hall. Hari is passionate about disability advocacy and is a board member of ASAN. Hari was featured on President Obama’s Instagram campaign on the 30th anniversary of ADA.