Ruth Chang has a B.A. in Architecture from Princeton University and a M.Arch from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. Ruth previously worked as a designer at a Boston-based architecture firm focused on providing affordable housing solutions. She also worked in Taipei, Shanghai, and Paris on various projects such as a national museum, a luxury hotel and an arts exhibition. With her interest in landscapes and cultural histories, Ruth dedicated her graduate thesis to uncovering the story of the Great Black Swamp and its connection to the modern human condition.
Midstory is a registered 501c(3) nonprofit dedicated to retain, cultivate, and attract young people through solutions-oriented projects and creative storytelling of post-industrial cities in the Midwest.