Ruthie is an artist-humanist based in New York. Her work focuses on human rights, children's rights and climate justice. Portrait photography is her primary medium. 

Career highlights: Peter S. Reed Foundation grantee (2017); Anastasia Photo Emerging Photographer (2017); commissions from The Rockefeller Foundation, Anastasia Photo, and the New Museum; Eddie Adams Workshop alum (2012) and photography instructor at New York University's Step Up Photo Voice Program in conjunction with the Josephine Herrick Project (current).

Work recently published in: The Huffington Post, Newsweek, Topic Stories, Vogue, Purple Diary, Ventures Africa, Artnet News, and Artsy.

A North Carolina native, Ruthie graduated from Columbia Law School, Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  

When not writing about herself in the third person, she is known to paddle board and jog with her dog. She also advises charities on legal matters and bakes on demand.



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