Robin L. Shaffert
Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility,
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
Robin L. Shaffert is the Senior Director of Corporate Social Responsibility of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), the country's largest cross-disability membership organization. AAPD organizes the disability community to be a powerful voice for change – politically, economically, and socially. AAPD was founded in 1995 to help unite the diverse community of people with disabilities, including their family, friends and supporters, and to be a national voice for change in implementing the goals of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Ms. Shaffert joined AAPD in 2008 and leads AAPD’s corporate social responsibility initiatives aimed at improving employment outcomes for people with disabilities. She has extensive experience in employment law and disability rights issues. Ms. Shaffert was formerly the Deputy General Counsel of Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. and an associate at Latham & Watkins. She served as a law clerk to United States District Court Judge Norma L. Shapiro. Ms. Shaffert is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and Dartmouth College. She spent a year as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Hamburg, Germany.