Robin has a short bob with wavy light brown hair and short side-swept bangs, light-tone skin, clear-framed glasses, and is wearing a black top.

Robin Burnett

Director, Education and Operations

Robin Burnett was previously the Program Manager for ADA 25 Advancing Leadership whose vision is that people with disabilities will lead with power and influence for full participation and equal opportunity. Robin has shaped and managed the Leadership Institute since its inception and brings management, and curriculum and program design expertise.

In her role as Director of Education, her focus is on continuing to find new and more critical ways to build on the principles of Collective Vision, Self and Social Awareness and Disability Leadership in the Leadership Institute program. As Director of Operations, she is helping create policies, and systems that support the organization’s fiscal health, as well as its commitment to equity, inclusion and full participation.

Previously, Robin created cross-disciplinary programs while teaching Literature, Poetry, and Composition. She earned a M.A. from Northwestern University, M.F.A from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and B.A. from The University of California, Santa Cruz.