Ruba Awayes has been a computer lab instructor at An-Najah National University for more than nine years and has experience in the e-learning industry. She is a co-founder of the BePositive Initiative that seeks to increase blood donations through social media engagement. Ruba is a volunteer at Palestine Tech Meetups, a youth initiative that aims to create a voluntary and independent tech community. She is the camp director for the yearly summer camp in her village. She was assigned to be the university ambassador in the ArabWIC Palestine chapter, where she helps launch events on campuses and serves as the website coordinator. Recently she was selected as a TechWomen emerging leader in the United States, which included a four-week internship at Mozilla Corporation.