Robin Diamond

Robin Diamond

Robin Diamond is a public affairs and communications strategist with 20-plus years of experience developing and implementing issues-management programs for foundations, regulatory and government agencies, industry associations, educational institutions and political organizations.

Her consulting firm Robin Diamond DC provides strategic planning & program management services, including marketing, branding & communications, corporate social responsibility, advocacy, stakeholder engagement, speechwriting and scriptwriting for video production.

As program director for the Direct Selling Education Foundation from 1998 to 2012, Ms. Diamond created the organization’s women’s economic empowerment initiative, cultivated a global network of academics and entrepreneurship thought leaders, and developed the first accredited community-college small-business management course for direct sellers.

Prior to joining the foundation, she served in the Clinton/Gore administration as the speechwriter for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Committee Chairman Ann Brown and as director of communications for both the National Women’s Business Council and the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Women’s Business Ownership.

Her other professional experience includes service to the Democratic National Committee and Business and Professional Women/USA. She earned her B.A. degree from the George Washington University in Political Science and Dramatic Arts.

Ms. Diamond also composes and performs with Boat Burning, a Washington-based modern music ensemble. In 2015, she conducted an 80–member orchestra for a fundraiser for D.C. Public School music programs.