Ruth Gould MBE


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Ruth is seen as a leader, pioneer in her field, and is passionate about empowering disabled artists, challenging social attitudes and pushing boundaries in the disability arts scene.

Ruth is also on the Board of Michigan based DisArt, Chair of Unlimited’s Main Commissions Panel, and an advisory member for both the Granada Foundation and Liverpool City Council Tourism and Culture Select Committee. She became a Deputy Lieutenant for Merseyside in 2015, and was awarded an MBE in 2016.

Ruth is also an honorary fellow of Liverpool John Moores University.

This year, the Women’s Organisation included Ruth in their book ‘Twenty One’, celebrating the lives of 21 influential women who have helped shape the Liverpool city region, and beyond.

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