Ruth has a technical trade certificate in science technology (general lab procedures and instrumentation). Her previous employment was with the National Agricultural Research Institute in Lae, with the Biotechnology unit.
She left in early 2015 and is now with Burnet Institute in Kokopo with the Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies programme.
- 2006 - 2007: Technical Trade Certificate in Science Technology, Lae Technical College, Lae, PNG
- Jan 2020 – present, Laboratory Supervisor, Burnet Institute, PNG
- Feb 2015 – 2020, HMHB Laboratory Technician, Burnet Institute, Kokopo PNG
- 2019 – Crockett-Murphy Travel Award