Robin Shaffert, JD

Georgetown UCEDD
Center for Child and Human Development
Georgetown University
3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 3300
Mailing address Box 571485
Washington, DC 20057-1485
Phone: 202-687-4892
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: March 10, 2020

Robin Shaffert

Specialty Resource Contacts: Senior Policy Associate
Discipline(s): Law
Disability Policy
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Education: JD, magna cum laude, University of Michigan Law School; AB, magna cum laude, Dartmouth College: Fulbright Scholar, University of Hamburg, Germany.
Service: Member. Board of Directors of KEEN Greater DC, Member, Board of Advisors, Center for Social Impact, Dartmouth College.


Robin is a Senior Policy Associate at the Georgetown University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities where she focuses on advancing disability policy priorities in the District of Columbia. She served as the Senior Executive Officer, Individual and Family Support, at The Arc of the United States. Before joining The Arc, Robin was the Policy Director for the Caring Across Generations campaign, a coalition of over 200 diverse organizations committed to reforming long term services and supports for seniors and people with disabilities. Robin also served as Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility for the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), where she led AAPD's participation with Workforce Flexibility 2010 and the Campaign for Disability Employment. She was formerly Deputy General Counsel of Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., an associate at Latham & Watkins, and a law clerk to United States District Court Judge Norma L. Shapiro.