Ruth has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Rural Planning and Development and a Graduate Diploma in Environmental Science from the University of Guelph, and an Honours Bachelor of Science in Life Science from McMaster University. In her role at Harry Cummings and Associates, Ruth has supported and conducted fieldwork in Northern Ontario. She has contributed to over 14 research and evaluation projects, including small-scale evaluations for local non-profits, as well as, multi-country evaluations in the international development sector. Her skill set includes a range of qualitative and quantitative data collection methods, capacity building, stakeholder engagement data analysis, and report writing.
Outside of the office, Ruth enjoys reading, traveling and trying out new recipes and restaurants.