- Glenn Ruga
Glenn Ruga, SDN Founder, is a full-time graphic designer, a part-time social documentarian, and a life-long human rights activist. Since 2010 he has also been the Executive Director of the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University (www.prcboston.org)
He has created traveling and online documentary exhibits on an immigrant community in Holyoke, Mass., on the struggle for a multicultural future in Bosnia, and the war and afermath in Kosovo.
He is the former owner and creative director of Visual Communications,a graphic design firm located in Lowell, Mass. His clients include Physicians for Human Rights, the International and US Campaigns to Ban Landmines, the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, the Civil Rights Program at Harvard Law School, the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation, and other non-profit, educational, and human rights organizations. His design work includes websites for many of the above organizations. To find out more about his graphic design firm, see: www.vizcom.com
Ruga is the founder and president of the Center for Balkan Development, a non-profit organization created in 1993 to help stop the genocide in Bosnia and create a just and sustainable future in the former Yugoslavia. To find out more about CBD, see www.balkandevelopment.org
Glenn has a B.A. in Social Theory from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, an a MFA in Graphic and Advertising Design from Syracuse University. He also has a certificate in Interactive Communications from Massachusetts College of Art.