Denisse Ruiz

Denisse is the Communications Officer at Oweesta, where she leads storytelling and external communications to amplify and celebrate the organization’s work. Previously, she worked as an Editorial Assistant at an international art book publishing house and later worked as the Advocacy and Communications Manager at Nexleaf Analytics, where she led efforts to advance data rights in the East African Region.

She holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature and German Studies from Wellesley College. She currently resides in Los Angeles, CA, and has previously lived in Boston, Berlin, and Ho Chi Minh City.