Listen to this episode where the "Two Wise Latinas"inteview Dr Raul Ruiz Congressmember & Lation leader. Hear his amazing story & what inspires him.
Dr. Raul Ruiz is not a politician; he is a public servant and physician, dedicated to serving the community. The son of farmworkers, Raul grew up in Coachella and learned at an early age that the key to attaining the American Dream was hard work and a great education. In the summer of 1990, under the hot desert sun, Raul walked from business to business in the Coachella Valley asking them to invest in their community – by contributing to his education. Graduated magna cum laude at UCLA Became the first Latino to receive three graduate degrees from Harvard University – a Medical Doctorate, a Masters in Public Policy and a Masters in Public Health. Returned to the Coachella Valley in 2007 to work as an emergency physician at Eisenhower Medical Center, the Coachella Valley’s only nonprofit hospital.
The Two Wise Latinas of The Wise Latina Network is here to empower and inspire the women of the Latino community with practical tools for a successful life.
The Wise Latina Network is a multigenerational group of diverse successful Latinas empowering the Latino community.
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