Robin Talbert

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.

www.robintalbertconsulting.com

 


7 entries by Robin Talbert

Book Review

A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur’s Struggle for Purpose

An extraordinarily ordinary woman and the causes she fought for

Book Review

I’m Supposed to Protect You from All This: A Memoir

This heartfelt recollection would benefit from a few more decades of life experience.

Book Review

Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin

This expansive portrait of the music legend reveals both her strengths and frailties.

Book Review

Now I See You

Nicole C. Kear

Now I See You

Facing impending blindness, the author hides the disease from those closest to her and ends up just fooling herself.

Book Review

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.

Book Review

Reyna Grande

The Distance Between Us

A memoir reflecting upon a Mexican immigrant’s girlhood experiences and how they fostered her independence and success as a writer.

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Mary Romero

The Maid’s Daughter: Living Inside and Outside the American Dream

A fascinating sociological look at the upstairs-downstairs life of a Mexican immigrant and her daughter, in the gated world of Los Angeles.