Debra Ruh
Global Disability Inclusion Strategist, Speaker, Author, Social Media Expert, Blogger, & Mother of two; her daughter and inspiration, Sara who was born with Down syndrome and Kevin.

Debra Ruh is an advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities and founder of a Ruh Global Communications. The firm focuses on Global Disability Inclusion, EmployAbility, ICT Accessibility, Human Rights, Social Media Marketing and implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

She has provided global leadership to governments, corporations, NGOs and DPO’s (Disability Persons Organizations) supporting research projects, DPO outreach, policy and standards initiatives with the public and private sector. Proud to work with United Nations agencies and countries to help implement the CRPD.

She founded TecAccess in 2001 and merged it with another firm in 2011. TecAccess was an IT consulting firm that employed persons with disabilities and helped businesses create accessible technologies for people with disabilities. Co-Founder of www.AXSChat.com a twitter chat about accessibility and disability inclusion.

Debra is active on social media and blogging on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, G+, Tumblr, and Pinterest her social media handle is @debraruh with over 150,000 followers on all mediums. Named as “Top 10% of Social Media Users” and “Top 0.1% of people talking about Accessibility” by KLOUT. Proud to be a Blogger for Huffington Post.

Social Media: Thought Leader and Blogger on ICT Accessibility and Disability Inclusion on social media channels. Social media mediums include Twitter, Linked-In, Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Medium, Instagram, G+ and other platforms. Work featured in major mediums including CBS, CNN, PBS, ABC, NBC, NPR, INC, Publishers Weekly, Fortune Magazine, US News & World Report, America’s Best, Washington Technology, and Bloomberg Business Week.

Published Author:
“Finding Your Voice by Using Social Media” Published on Amazon http://ow.ly/kxglR;
“Uncovering Hidden Human Capital”: How leading corporations leverage multiple abilities in their workforce. Publishing Date: Early 2015, Publisher: G3ict