Ruby Levine lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While attending Macalester College, she got involved with the founding of Grand Aspirations. Working with Grand Aspirations and local community partner Cooperative Energy Futures for five years, she developed skills in facilitation and group process management, development of green economy ventures, empowerment and development of young people ages 14-30, and long-distance collaboration and support. She led the Twin Cities Summer of Solutions program for four years, building partnerships with food and farming organizations like YouthFarm and YEA Corps among others. She supported the Middleton, Wisconsin and Iowa City, Iowa Summer of Solutions programs to launch and empower young people around sustainability projects. In her free time, Ruby enjoys baking, carving wooden spoons, playing board games, hosting bar trivia, and planning elaborate birthday parties. A Midwestern transplant, Ruby is originally from Montpelier, Vermont.