Ruby Johnston, L.S.W is a trainer and consultant working globally. She has worked extensively in the United States and Canada as well as over 30 countries across the globe. Ruby serves as an executive team member with World Without Orphans. She is the former director of the Institute for Human Services in Canada. She lectures, writes, consults, and trains in the field of child welfare, leadership, and management. She specializes in the management of large child welfare systems.
Ruby and her husband, Lynn, are the co-founders of the Global Capacity Building Network, an international training and consulting organization, which is an arm of LAMb International. They have also co-founded several international organizations that serve vulnerable, exploited, and orphaned children. She is an adoptive parent and a former foster parent. Ruby and Lynn have six children, eleven grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.