Ruth has had a dynamic career after earning an Electrical Engineering degree from Temple University at age 18. She joined IBM as a Systems Engineer and later moved into sales leadership for hardware, software and services, as well as roles in consulting, industry, recruiting and development of early career professionals and digital transformation. All along, Ruth championed diversity and inclusion efforts, mentoring and devising programs to benefit blacks and women in tech while also focusing on allyship. She is passionate about STEM education and bridging the ongoing and expanding digital divide. As Director of Call for Code, Ruth is excited to build and lead a team leveraging cutting edge Hybrid Cloud and AI technologies to positively impact individuals and communities. Call for Code is the largest Tech for Good platform that brings together global developers and problem solvers to create sustainable open source solutions to address the world’s most pressing issues including natural disasters, racial injustice, Covid-19 and climate change.