She is motivated by her passion to tell stories that have a positive impact on the world and to make climate science accessible and inspiring to a broad audience. She believes that good science communication is vital to combating climate change and hopes connecting to readers on a personal level will drive enthusiasm and action in the fight against climate change.
Ruiz holds a B.A. in Science Communication and broad expertise in ecology, biology, multimedia journalism, and documentary. During her time as an undergraduate, she was an editor for William and Mary’s student newspaper, The Flat Hat. When not writing about climate science, she can be found painting, drawing, writing fiction, and running an Instagram webcomic for the Perseverance Mars Rover.