Inspiration for Activism!
- American citizen with strong ties to Philippines.
- Also known as Mother or Ibu Robin.
- Maternal health activist.
- Became a midwife after several personal/family tragedies.
- Initially volunteered services in Bali to help local low-income women birth babies.
- In 2003, founded Yayasan Bumi Sehat clinics (Healthy Mother Earth Foundation) – clinics have helped deliver >5000 babies.
- Strong parental rights advocate.
- Awarded 2011 CNN Hero of the Year Award.
- Author of a number of books on maternal/infant health.