Robin A. Grant  
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January 25, 2014
Robin returns for the second year in a row as a presenter at the 2013 Annual Memorial Student Leadership Conference.
This years interactive presentation, “We Are All Leaders: Tapping Into The Ideas,” encourages students to actively self-reflect and self-direct, suggesting “dreamers” become “doers” by tapping into their own ideas of community and empowerment and taking action.

September 28, 2013
Robin becomes Editor of the Manufactured Right Here newsletter.
Robin promotes services to and services of local businesses in the province of Newfoundland & Labrador-- to include manufacturers, exporters, designers, craftspeople and more-- with weekly newsletters and biweekly stories on behalf of the CME-NL. This promotional tool is exclusive to members of the CME-NL.

March 1, 2013
Robin becomes an Independent Consultant, and her own boss again.
Robin’s services and expertise include Journalism, Copywriting, Technical Writing, Instructional Design, Special Event Planning, Proposal Writing, Marketing & Promotions,Diversity Training, LEAN Training, Leadership Training… and much more.

January 25, 2013
Robin presents “We Are All Leaders: Community, Diversity & Empowerment” at the 2012 Annual Memorial Student Leadership Conference.
Through a short self-narrative film on Robin’s experience as Founder of For the Love of Learning and an interactive presentation, “We Are All Leaders” explored our socially and economically advantageous position from a socio-historic perspective, and encouraged all to use critical thinking, diversity and leadership to contribute to a socially active collaborative plan of community empowerment.

April 21, 2011
Robin begins Masters in Education program with one classic auto-didactic goal: to flourish in the academic learning environment with no lower than a 90 average.
January 2013 update: While work has necessitated the degree be completed part time (with no less than three leaves of absences to date), Robin is proud to report she has far exceeded her academic and auto-didactic goals to date ☺.

August 24, 2010
Robin Grant receives 2010 Council of the Federation Literacy Award
Robin Grant receives a medallion in recognition of outstanding achievement in literacy in Newfoundland and Labrador.

July 19, 2010
Robin nominated for the CBC's Champions of Change.
Robin nominated for Champions of Change, a Canadian contest hosted by the CBC that recognizes outstanding Canadian volunteers.

April 7, 2010
Robin shoots promotional documentary about medical studies in Ireland.
Robin co-writes, stands-in on camera and narrates a full-length promotional documentary about medical studies in Ireland. Shot on site, the promotional video, "The Atlantic Bridge Program: Studying Medicine in Ireland," was funded by the Irish medical institutions and is scheduled to be released in Spring 2012.

April 15, 2009
For the second year in a row, Robin is shortlisted as one of three finalists for the "Arts in Education Award."
For the second year in a row, Robin is shortlisted as a finalist for the Arts in Education Award with the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council. The Arts in Education Award recognizes an artist who has made an outstanding contribution to arts in education in Newfoundland and Labrador over a period of years.

January 1, 2009
Robin is profiled in Chatelaine Magazine's January 2009 Cover Story "Make A Change: How One Woman Made A Difference."
Robin is profiled in Chatelaine Magazine's January 2009 Cover Story "Make A Change: How One Woman Made A Difference" for her volunteer literacy work in Newfoundland & Labrador, and primarily, her founding of For the Love of Learning.