Vice President of Public Policy
Ruthie serves as Vice President for Public Policy for EMPath. In this role she serves as the Chief policy strategist on national and state policy related to economic mobility She provides leadership in the areas of education and workforce development, affordable housing, and work supports (including child care) to create public policy leading family economic stability. Ruthie has a Bachelor’s Degree from Pomona College in government and public policy as well a Masters Degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Ruthie has worked in major hospital settings such as Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She also ran a Pediatric and Family AIDS program at Dimock Community Health Center in Roxbury for 6 years. While living in California, Ruthie served as a Senate Fellow in the California Legislature and as the Director of Public Policy for Planned Parenthood Los Angeles.