Social Snapshot: Ruth Behlman

The advocate for Florida Foster Care Review speaks to us in her own words.

Ruth Behlman is a professional volunteer and child advocate working with several organizations over the last 20 years both locally in our community and overseas.

Behlman received her B.A. in Visual Communications from The George Washington University in 1991. Her background is in public relations, special events and marketing. She began her career with The National Tree Trust, a government initiative to reforest urban cities, and then with a public television consortium made up of members of PBS. In the private sector, Behlman was director of special events for Macy’s East Branch Stores/Federated Department Stores and was co-owner of an events planning company in New York City.

Behlman is currently a volunteer member of the Foster Care Review Panel and a panel chair. She also volunteers with The Miracle Foundation, who advocates for orphaned children in India.

Behlman lives with her husband and three children in Miami Beach. friends.

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