The Honorable Robin Chandler Duke, Chair Emeritus

Robin Chandler Duke served as Director and National Co-Chair and as Charter Chair of the Draper Fund. In addition to having a distinguished career that spans the fields of journalism, diplomacy, politics and finance, Mrs. Duke is a leading spokesperson for international family planning and women’s reproductive rights. She is a former President of the National Abortion Rights Action League, a director of the Alan Guttmacher Institute, and a past Director of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

Mrs. Duke served as head of the U.S. Delegation to the UNESCO meetings in Belgrade in 1980, with the rank of ambassador. She is a recipient of the Margaret Sanger Award and is a member of four major corporate boards. She recently served as Ambassador to Norway.

Additionally, Mrs. Duke volunteers substantial time to Population Action International’s public policy program and to its fundraising efforts.