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Ruth Baker

Management & Operations


Ruth joined the CONNECT team in June 2019 as our Research Programme Officer. She holds a BA in Sociology and Social Policy, along with an MSc in Public Policy.

Ruth has previously worked as an EU Project Coordinator in the Community Sector. During this time, she successfully established European and National Partnerships, compiled and submitted multiple successful funding applications as well as carrying out project management for multiple European Projects at implementation stage. Ruth has significant experience within the Erasmus+ framework of funding, as well as exchequer supported Government initiatives.

In the past Ruth has also engaged and supported relationships with both corporate and philanthropic funding teams including JP Morgan, Three Ireland, Atlantic Philanthropies and The One Foundation.

Prior to her work on European Projects, Ruth has worked within the Homeless and Youth Mental Health Sectors in advocacy focused roles.


Management & Operations Trinity College Dublin TCD