Debra Ruh is the CEO of Ruh Global Impact and Co-Founder at AXSChat. The firm consults with Corporations, Governments, UN Agencies, Academia and NGOs on disability inclusion, digital inclusion, Tech4Good, and the UN SDGs.
The UN President’s office invited Debra to address the United Nations General Assembly at the Conference of State Parties 9th session on May 13, 2016. Selected as the North American representative for UN ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN). US State Department global speaker and ambassador since 2018. Nominated as Global Goodwill Ambassador in 2018.
Debra is an author of three books, Inclusion Branding (available in English, Spanish, Arabic, and Voice via Audible), Tapping into Hidden Human Capital, and Finding Your Voice using Social Media.
Debra was inducted into the 2019 Disability Hall of Fame by the National Disability Mentoring Coalition. Debra is a global influencer, with over 350,000+ on social media. Co-founder of award winning #AXSChat one of largest tweet chats in the world with over 8+ billion tweets. Named in the “Top 5% of Social Media Influencers”, #11 in “Global Digital Influencers by Digital Scouts in April 2020”, “Top 0.1% of people talking about Disability Inclusion and Accessibility” by KLOUT, #14 in Digital Scouts, and #11 in the Top #100 Global Digital Influencers in 2020, 2019 and 2018. Debra has been featured on CBS, ABC, NBC, Washington Post, INC, Entrepreneur, Forbes, Huffington Post, NY Times, Christian Science Monitor, and more.