Ruth’s responsibilities include data analysis in support of Mission: Graduate's networks. She recently completed a year-long AmeriCorps VISTA assignment with Mission: Graduate where she provided asset mapping support. She comes to Mission: Graduate after earning a Master’s Degree in chemistry at NMSU where she worked as a graduate assistant doing theoretical modeling of chemical reactions, and in physics at NM Tech where she studied objects in the asteroid belt. Ruth was a Military Police Officer in the Army and later worked as an environmental technician in Puerto Rico where she became fluent in Spanish. She plans to attend law school in the future.