Dame of the Day: Albina Ruiz

Albina Ruiz

Today’s Dame of the Day is Albina Ruiz. When she earned her bachelor’s degree, this Peruvian industrial engineer was the only woman the program. Ruiz went on to found Ciudad Saludable, a non-profit centered around community-managed waste collection. The Peruvian government consulted with Ruiz to develop a national plan for waste management and her efforts led to legislation regulating the country’s recycling procedures.

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