Robin Gerber is a powerful speaker, best-selling author and historian.
Her book, “Barbie and Ruth,” was optioned in 2015 for a major motion picture by Reese Witherspoon.
Robin has appeared on History Channel and Biography Channel programming, as well as The PBS Newshour, and CBS and FOX channel affiliates.
Robin’s articles have appeared in USAToday, the Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer and numerous other newspapers and magazines. Robin has served as Senior Faculty for the Institute for Management Studies, and as a Senior Fellow for the Gallup Organization.
Robin’s bestselling book, “Leadership the Eleanor Roosevelt Way,” uses stories from the former First Lady’s life to inspire readers to live their most authentic life.
Robin’s book “Katharine Graham: The Leadership Journey of an American Icon” explores the life of the legendary publisher of The Washington Post newspaper.
Robin’s novel “Eleanor vs. Ike,” imagines Eleanor Roosevelt as a candidate for President in 1952.
Robin’s inspirational keynote speeches, using moving stories from the lives of Eleanor Roosevelt, Katharine Graham and other great leaders, have been enjoyed by clients including Bank of America, IBM, Marriott, Legg Mason, JP Morgan/Chase, Freddie Mac, Aetna Information Services, the AARP, Lee Hecht Harrison, Giant Food, The Culinary Institute, Sun Trust, Ameriprise, Accenture,West Point, the U.S. Forest Service, the Council for Excellence in Government, The 3rd Quality Conference of the European Union, and many universities, colleges, girls’ schools, nonprofits and government agencies.
Prior to becoming an author, Robin practiced law in Washington, D.C. and worked on Capitol Hill. She has studied and written about leadership development since 1975.
Robin’s Clients Include
Institute for Management Studies
Bank of America
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Michigan
Legg Mason Citigroup
Lee Hecht Harrison
The Brookings Institution
U.S. Forest Service
National Coalition of Girls’ Schools
National Association of Campus Activities
The Junior League (numerous chapters)
St. Margaret’s School for Girls
Executive Women’s Roundtable
3rd Quality Conference (3QC), European Union
United States Military Academy at West Point
The Culinary Institute
Hamlin School for Girls
University of Pennsylvania
University of Denver, Daniels College of Business
Dickinson State University
Association of Junior Leagues International
Defense Supply Center Philadelphia
The American Society of Military Comptrollers
Women of Washington
Culinary Institute of America
Defense Logistics Agency
Aetna Information Services
Council for Excellence in Government
American Newswomen’s Association
Business and Professional Women
The International Association of Administrative
Birmingham Society of Human Resources Managers
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
The Internal Revenue Service
The McConnell Leadership Center
Women in Nuclear