Alumna Ruthe Farmer Wins British Council Social Impact Award


Ruthe Farmer

Alumna Ruthe Farmer (MBA, 2007) has won the British Council's Social Impact Award in the first-ever 'Education UK Alumni Awards 2015'.

The international awards competition recognised three outstanding American graduates of British universities achieving success upon their return to the US.

Ruthe is currently chief strategy and growth officer for the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT), a not-for-profit community of more than 600 organisations dedicated to increasing women's participation in technology. Since 2008 Ruthe has developed NCWIT Aspirations in Computing into the largest technology talent programme for young women in the US, and is determined to change the historic underrepresentation of women in STEM. 

Ruthe's award was announced and presented in a gala ceremony at the Apella, Alexandria Center in New York City on Saturday 21 March.

Ella Bedrock

Friday 27 March 2015