Rubi was a Marketing and Management student at the Robins School of Business of the University of Richmond. She enjoys participating in the management of cultural organizations and advocating for social change. She was the co-founder and president of the group Ritmo Latino which promoted cultural awareness through dance. Rubi served as a student advisor with the Peer, Advisors and Mentors program at the University. She is a co-founder and organizer of the Siler City Immigrant Rights Team. Through the Fellowship Rubi hopes to give a stronger voice to the Hispanic-Latino community in her town, and throughout the nation.