RUTH is a member of the Latin American Biblical University (UBL) faculty, a seminary founded in 1923 that prepares pastors and leaders to serve churches throughout Latin America and in various institutions that do community work. Ruth teaches Christian Education and Practical Theology and serves as a campus chaplain. She represents the UBL at the Continental Table of Mission 21, a Swiss missionary organization, where she coordinates training workshops for women in Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala, Chile, Peru, and Bolivia. Ruth is working on a Master's program in Education for Peace and Human Rights at the National University of Costa Rica. She is married with four children and one grandson.