Robin Shaffert

Robin Shaffert is the Senior Executive Officer, Individual and Family Support, at The Arc of the United States. Robin started working at The Arc in April 2014. Robin’s work at The Arc reflects her commitment to inclusion, equal opportunity, and social justice. Before joining The Arc, Robin was the Policy Director for the Caring Across Generations campaign, which is a coalition of over 200 diverse organizations committed to reforming long term services and supports for seniors and people with disabilities. Robin also served as Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility for the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), where she led AAPD’s participation with Workforce Flexibility 2010 and the Campaign for Disability Employment. She was formerly Deputy General Counsel of Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., an associate at Latham & Watkins, and a law clerk to United States District Court Judge Norma L. Shapiro. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and Dartmouth College, and studied for a year as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Hamburg, Germany. Robin has two adult sons with learning disabilities, grew up with a sister with congenital heart disease and other disabilities, and supported her parents as they battled progressive diseases.


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