How did Ruth persevere despite harassment to become One of the First Women in TV News?

Ruth Ann Harnisch has spent her life breaking through barriers and redefining what’s possible. Despite daily harassment, Ruth Ann became one of the first women to anchor evening news and earned recognition as an award-winning journalist. After her media career, she became a philanthropist, investor, activist, and coach with her life centered on giving. Through the Harnisch Foundation, Ruth Ann has invested millions of dollars in programs and projects that create fairness and equity, particularly around issues that face women and girls. If you’re currently facing an obstacle, keep listening to soak in Ruth Ann’s wisdom – and be inspired to dream big.

 

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