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Ruthie Yow works in community engagement and sustainability at Georgia Tech's Center forServe-Learn-Sustain. Before coming to Georgia Tech, Ruthie completed a PhD in AmericanStudies and African American Studies at Yale University. Her research engaged equity at theintersection of race, power, and education in the American South; the resulting book, Studentsof the Dream: Resegregation in a Southern City (Harvard University Press in 2017), examinesthe work of students of color to re-imagine their public schools. Before she knew to call it that,she took an ABCD approach to documenting and supporting integration and educational equityas enacted by organizations like Marietta YELLS (Youth Empowerment through Learning,Leading, and Serving) for which she volunteers and serves as a board member. She is delightedand honored to serve on the ABCD Board.
Ruthie Yow, Ph.D. (she/her/hers)Service Learning and Partnerships SpecialistCenter for Serve-Learn-SustainGeorgia Institute of Technologyruth.email@example.com