Ruth Hardy is a passionate advocate for human rights through domestic and foreign policy. A graduate of Brigham Young University in American Studies and Sociology, Ruth focused on interdisciplinary solutions to social problems. She was part of a student-led impact research group, as well as served as the president of the Foreign Service Student Organization. Following her work with Utah Global Diplomacy, Ruth hopes to further her education by obtaining a master's degree In international political economy and then enter the US Foreign Service as an economic diplomat. In her spare time, Ruth enjoys skiing, baking, and spending time outdoors with family and friends.