CNN Hero Robin Lim CPM was born in 1956 to a Filipino- American family. For twenty-seven years Lim she has lived in Indonesia where she is called; “Ibu (Mother) Robin.”. Lim is a Certified Professional Midwife, with the North American Registry of Midwives and Ikatan Bidan Indonesia. She devotes her life to Yayasan Bumi Sehat (Healthy Mother Earth Foundation), a not for profit organization with clinics in Bali, Aceh, Papua and the Philippines.
Their work has supported thousands of women recovering from earthquakes, the covid 19 pandemic, and climate change induced disasters around the world.
Along with receiving babies, Ibu Robin is an author of twenty-two books, some translated into Bahasa Indonesia, Italian, Spanish, Russian, and Czech languages.
Robin’s support and inspiration is her family, husband Wil and eight children.