About Ruth Churchill Dower

Ruth works as an educator, trainer, consultant, author, speaker and thought leader with a specialist focus on how creativity can nurture our learning and leadership development.Ruth set up the award winning network for the arts and early childhood sectors, Earlyarts, in 2002 with a vision to embed excellent creative leadership in many schools and settings across the world. To achieve this, Earlyarts works in collaboration with artists, educators and cultural organisations to build creative networks and train around 600 educators each year.Ruth lives in Yorkshire, UK and spends any free time in the hills paragliding, mountain biking, puddle-splashing and generally having as much fun with her two children as possible before tea.