Robin Talbert is a nonprofit management consultant based in Silver Spring, Maryland dedicated to helping organizations and philanthropies achieve their goals with effective and innovative strategies. Her career has focused on social and economic justice, consumer rights, and gender equity. She was formerly the President of the AARP Foundation and is currently a licensed consultant for the Standards for Excellence Institute. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Robin enjoys reading and writing, especially while in the mountains of West Virginia. She and her husband, Bruce Goldstein, are the proud parents of two adult sons.
7 entries by Robin Talbert
A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur’s Struggle for Purpose
By Paula Tarnapol Whitacre
An extraordinarily ordinary woman and the causes she fought for
I’m Supposed to Protect You from All This: A Memoir
By Nadja Spiegelman
This heartfelt recollection would benefit from a few more decades of life experience.
Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin
By David Ritz
This expansive portrait of the music legend reveals both her strengths and frailties.
Now I See You: A Memoir
By Nicole C. Kear
A woman hides her impending blindness from those closest to her and ends up just fooling herself.
The Saturday Night Widows
A raw account of grieving and loss, this nonfiction work on becoming a widow, and the pursuit of happiness thereafter, may serve as a guidebook for those coping with the death of a spouse.