Robyn has a BSc in Bioinformatics from the University of Auckland and an
MPhil in Bioscience Enterprise from the University of Cambridge, where
she studied trends in the pricing of medicines in developing countries.
She was a Gates Cambridge Scholar. In 2008, her first book, Twenty Chickens for a Saddle,
published. She is currently working on a second book about a group of
maximum security prisoners in South Africa who have adopted AIDS
orphans. She is a founding member of two start-up companies, a
co-founder of Mothers for All, and an Ambassador for the Access to
Medicine Index. She is also involved with several not-for-profits
working in developing world health, education and the environment. She
was born in England, and grew up in Botswana and New Zealand.