Robert A. Enholm became Executive Director of the President Woodrow Wilson House in October 2012, bringing his experience working for the United Nations, managing nonprofit organizations and practicing international and corporate law. Before joining the Woodrow Wilson House, Bob was the President of Citizens for Global Solutions, a Washington-based nonprofit devoted to educating and advocating for the United States to take a responsible role in addressing the challenges facing the world.
In 2006 Bob served at the United Nations in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in New York helping to establish the $500 million Central Emergency Response Fund. Previous to that Bob had a career as an international and corporate lawyer, including stints as general counsel of two companies and as a partner in two national law firms.
In 2011 Bob was the principal editor of “U.S. Leadership in International Peacekeeping: From Aspiration to Implementation.” Bob regularly gives public addresses and interviews and has spoken at the George Washington Teacher’s Institute at Mount Vernon, George Washington University, the University of Maryland, Purdue University, the University of Wisconsin and Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis.
In 2013 Bob appeared on the C-SPAN Original Series First Ladies: Image and Influence as Executive Director of the President Woodrow Wilson House. The show, broadcast live from the Woodrow Wilson House, discussed the private lives and public roles of the two Wilson first ladies: Ellen Axson Wilson and Edith Wilson.
Bob received his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley and his bachelor’s degree in History and Economics from the University of California, Davis.