Ruth Atim is a feminist, digital security trainer and Journalist based in Gulu District in Northern Uganda and has been able to train and empower the girl child on how to keep safe online so as to bridge the gender digital gap.
Ruth strives to ensure that girls and young women to learn comprehensive digital security protection to allow them surf the internet as and when they need, and ensure that they aren’t at risk from potential threats.
Ruth is a fellow with Akina Mama wa Africa, a feminist leadership program where she has been able to also train and empower her fellow journalists on how to report on Gender Based Violence professionally. She is a Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) alumnus, a leadership program for Barrack Obama and also a safe sister fellow- a program by the Defend Defenders to raise tech savvy women. Ruth was one of the delegates invited at the World Press Freedom day organized by UNESCO in Ethiopia where she participated in drafting recommendations to end online harassment of female journalists.
Ruth Recently participated in the digital grassroots ambassador program as a Trainer for the new cohort of ambassadors. (https://www.digitalgrassroots.org/p/digital-grassroots-community-leaders.html)PORTFOLIO