Ruth is Senior Campaign Director for the Fair Pay, Paid Leave, and Paid Sick Days campaigns at MomsRising. Before joining MomsRising, Ruth worked at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, where she led a campaign to increase the public affairs capacity of affiliates. She established and led new initiatives at the Women’s Campaign Fund, including “Appoint Her,” a campaign encouraging women to seek appointed office. Ruth also directed People For the American Way’s state policy and grassroots advocacy with a focus on election reform issues. Ruth served on the Montgomery County Maryland Human Rights Commission, which works to eliminate discrimination, prejudice, intolerance, and bigotry in housing, recreation, education, health, employment, and public accommodation.
What's the best advice you ever got from your mom?
“Don't skimp on bras and shoes. In other words, strong foundations are important. :)”