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Ruby Smith Díaz

Ruby Smith Díaz is an Afrolatina educator, multi-disciplinary artist and body positive personal trainer. She was born in amiskwaciy, and graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in Education with distinction. Her work as a filmmaker has been featured at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax and at the Vancouver Film Festival. Her writing has appeared in Nora Samaran’s book Turn This World Inside Out: The Emergence of Nurturance Culture and Harsha Walia’s Undoing Border Imperialism. Currently, Ruby spends most of her time facilitating her arts-based Black Histories + Futures workshops in high schools and coaching people of all backgrounds to be their strongest selves.