Robin R. Sanders

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Robin Renee Sanders
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Born H
Nationality American
Occupation Diplomat, politics, development issues
Years active 1988-present
Known for Former Ambassador to The Republic of the Congo and to Republic of Nigeria. Served as a U.S. career diplomat
Notable work Author of two books: The Legendary Uli Women of Nigeria, and The Rise of Africa Small and Medium Size Enterprises and numerous articles on policy, development, and Africa Diaspora issues

Robin Renee Sanders is the former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) from 2002 to 2005, and to Nigeria from 2007 to 2010. She is a 2010 D.Sc. graduate of Robert Morris University.[1][2] and served as Deputy Commandant at the Eisenhower Resource College at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. She has received numerous awards on her work with and advocacy for Africa small businesses and Africa Diaspora issues.

Early life and education[edit]

Robin Sanders received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia, and Master of Arts in International Relations and Africa Studies, plus a Master of Science in Communications work at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.


  1. ^ "Nigeria: HIV/Aids - Gains of Partnership With the U.S.",, 30 November 2010. Retrieved 16 November 2013
  2. ^ "US ambassador to Nigeria earns Robert Morris degree",, May 8, 2010

1.) On Al Jazeera news often as a thought-leader on Africa; 2.) Key speeches and articles on for most news about current and past activities; 3.) Currently she is the CEO of the FEEEDS Initiative and FE3DS, LLC

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
David H. Kaeuper
United States Ambassador to the Republic of the Congo
Succeeded by
Robert Weisberg