Ruth Montgomery is from Belfast, Northern Ireland. She works with local organisations to implement youth work programmes aimed at delivering positive outcomes for young people. Much of Ruth’s work focuses on promoting good relations among young people from different communities and breaking down the barriers that exist within a post-conflict society. She also participates as a mentor, in programmes aimed at improving employability prospects for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Ruth has extensive experience of working within the youth sector and has completed a Diploma in Youth Work. Ruth has a BSC (Hons) in History and Modern English and a Masters in Communications, Advertising and PR.
In her spare time Ruth also volunteers as a Wish Visitor for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.