A speaker, activist, podcast host, social media figure, and author, Ruthie travels the globe sharing her story, empowering others to find purpose in their pain, to look for beauty in the midst of their sacred wounds. Her upcoming memoir will be available through Touchstone/Simon and Schuster in Spring 2020.

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Ruthie’s unbreakable spirit and zest for life urge us to find beauty in the darkest places and her candor reminds us of a most important truth: we are not alone.
— Tina Essmaker, The Great Discontent
An amazing soul and someone who leaves an imprint on those who listen, Ruthie is a beautiful and inspiring speaker.
— Alicia W. Binkley, CreativeMornings
You can’t learn or fake a powerful story. It happens to you. Ruthie’s life, her story and the strength she has built from it, is the most incredible, inspiring thing. You cannot hear her and remain the same.
— Jedidiah Jenkins, Writer/Speaker

Photo Credits // Top: Zach Rose // Middle: Jedidiah Jenkins