For the past decade, Emmy Ruiz has focused on empowering women & girls, Latinos, and young voters by leading winning campaigns.
During the 2008 general election, she served as the Young Democrats of America’s field director and in 2010 advised USAID’s Yes Youth Can effort focused on registering & mobilizing young voters in Kenya.
Whether at Annie’s List as Political Director or as an advisor for Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, she’s worked on empowering women at every step.
Through her work in Texas (2008, 2010, 2014), Nevada (2008, 2012, 2016), and Colorado (2016)— she has successfully built winning campaigns from the ground up focused on voter registration and mobilization with a special emphasis on Latino participation.
Emmy Ruiz is a rising national star in the Democratic party and recently helped elect Labor Secretary Tom Perez to Democratic Party National Chair.