Ruth Umoh is an Editor at Fortune, overseeing its executive leadership and management coverage. She was previously the Editor-in-Chief of The Filament, a news source for DEI leaders in tech. A veteran business journalist, she served as Forbes’ D&I Editor and was a CNBC reporter covering leadership strategy, corporate management, and equity issues prior. Ruth has held producer roles at both Rolling Stone and New York Daily News where she covered breaking news and politics. She’s a graduate of the University of Maryland and received a master’s degree from Columbia University's Journalism School. She was also one of ten awardees for MIT Sloan's 2018 Digital Leadership seminar. In 2021, she was named one of the top 15 journalists who hold companies accountable for diversity efforts.
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