Robin Bleiweis is a research assistant for women’s economic security for the Women’s Initiative at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Bleiweis worked at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, a plaintiff’s class-action law firm, as a paralegal in the securities litigation and investor protection practice group. She graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology and psychology. Her undergraduate research centered on gender-based discrimination and paid family leave policies. Bleiweis is a native of McLean, Virginia.