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Robin Lim

Grandmother, poet and midwife. Founder and executive director of Yayasan Ibu Bumi Sehat Birth Center in Bali, she currently divides her time between the birth center and the Tsunami Recovery Clinic in Sumatra. In addition to delivering babies, she contributes articles to Midwifery Today and The Birthkit. In 2011 she was named CNN Hero of the Year in recognition of her humanitarian work for World Peace and social and health care in Indonesia and Haiti. Robin Lim has also received the Women's Peace Power Foundation Peace Woman Award (2005), the Asio-American Volunteer of the Year Award, shared with her daughter Dèjá Cresencia Jehle Bernhardt (2005) and the Alexander Langer International Peace Prize (2006). His commitment: The Peaceful Revolution of Birth