NOMINATED FOR AFRICAN PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AND AFRICAN WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Shubila Ruth has immense passion for youth education. She has
experience in both financial auditing and in the banking industry
before coming to China for her MBA in 2011 and now a candidate for
Ph.D in the field of Strategic and Risk management at Wuhan University
of Technology. Shubila other experiences in China include;
• 2013 – 2014 she was a vice secretary general for an international
students body at Wuhan University of Technology called ICEA which
stands for International Cultural Exchange Association. The
association is involved in helping a smooth stay for international
students at the university.
• Since 2013 to date Shubila Ruth has been teaching international
marketing at the International Education Department at Wuhan
University of Technology. She is the first African to teach business
courses in her university.
• July to September 2015 she organized a fundraiser called No One
Fights Alone. 1000 wristbands were printed in the same name No one
fights alone for sale. The fundraiser also included several activities
such as a classical concert, an evening of music, and a basketball
competition to help a student in Wuhan fighting against cancer.
• In August 2016 Shubila Ruth published a memoir called Incubated in
China with a purpose to motivate people to strive ahead despite the
mistakes they have done in the past. She was able to tour to five
cities in China (Beijing, Jinan, Shanghai, Hangzhou and Chongqing) in
November 2016 to introduce the book.
• This year in March 2017 Shubila Ruth has started a mentoring company
in Wuhan called Elevare. The main purpose of the company is to build
talent, inspire and ignite passion for greater achievements in life
giving support early on in the student’s life in china. And finally
they can become all that they were made to be with confidence and
having no ceiling in the minds or on their outlook on life in general.
Activities coordinated by Elevare are seminars, networking gatherings,
pairing one –on – one mentorships, book club etc.
• In April 2017 Shubila Ruth was awarded by Changjiang Weekly
newspaper to be a Wuhan Promotion Ambassador in recognition of her
achievement in promoting Wuhan.