Ruby Lawrence

Employability Manager
Ruby has a background in the third sector, supporting people with experience of the care system to identify and fulfil their career/education aspirations, including working with refugees & asylum seekers. She has developed and managed innovative employer partnerships, a national employability and lifelong advocacy service, creative participation projects, and mentoring programmes focused on reducing inequality. She has trained a wide range of organisations and professionals, building their capacity to practice in a trauma-aware and relationship-based way.

Ruby has also worked as a Diversity and Inclusion Adviser to private companies and public sector bodies, utilising key legislation and culture change methods to further gender and race equity, from an intersectional stance.

Ruby is a board member of the Workers’ Educational Association Scotland.

Ruby is happy to speak with employers of all sizes and sectors who want to know more about partnering with GCU’s School for Business and Society.