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Robin Janine Bowen

Robin Janine Bowen, American non-profit agency executive. Certified childbirth instructor. Recipient Commendation for work in child abuse prevention, State Department Social Services and Social Services Advisory Board, 1987, Maternal, Child Health award, 1998, Community Recognition award MOVES, 1998; named Public Health Champion Sonoma County, 1999.


  • Bowen, Robin Janine was born on March 1, 1956 in New York City. Daughter of Sheldon and Dorothy (Kashdan) Reich.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California, 1978. Master of Science in Health Services Administration, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, 1988.


    • Childbirth educator, Santa Rosa, California, 1979-1991. Executive director California Parenting Institute, since 1978. Teacher Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, 1990-1991.

    Major achievements

    • Certified childbirth instructor.


    Chairman Children's Network of Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, 1988-1991. Advisory member Foster Parent Training Progressive, Santa Rosa, 1987-1992. Member Early Intervention Area Planning Committee, Santa Rosa, 1990-1995.

    Founder, chair Sonoma County Family Action, 1994-1999.


    • Married Richard William Bowen, July 27, 1975. Children: Rigel Steven, Maxwell James, Hannah Robin.
    • father: Sheldon Reich
    • mother: Dorothy (Kashdan) Reich
    • spouse: Richard William Bowen
    • children: Rigel Steven Bowen
    • Maxwell James Bowen
    • Hannah Robin Bowen
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    Born March 1, 1956
    (age 61)
    • 1978
      Sonoma State University
    • 1988
      St. Mary's College
    • 1978
      executive, director California Parenting Institute
    • 1979 - 1991
      Childbirth educator
      Santa Rosa, Guatemala
    • 1990 - 1991
      teacher, Pacific Oaks College
      Pasadena, California, United States