Ruth is Vice President of Workplace Justice 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 serves on the board of directors for the Maryland Legislative Agenda for Women and formerly 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 as well as her local PTA. She lives with her husband, two daughters, dog and cat in Silver Spring, Maryland.
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. :)”