Robinson is the Executive Director of the Ethical Globalization Initiative.
She served as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
from 1997 to 2002 and as President of Ireland from 1990-1997.
She is a founder member and Chair of the Council of Women World
Leaders. Before her election as President, Mrs. Robinson served
as Senator, holding that office for 20 years. In 1969 she became
Reid Professor of Constitutional Law at Trinity College, Dublin
and now serves as Chancellor of Dublin University. She was
called to the bar in 1967, becoming a Senior Counsel in 1980,
and a member of the English Bar (Middle Temple) in 1973. Educated
at Trinity College, Mrs. Robinson also holds law degrees from
the King's Inns in Dublin and from Harvard University.