Our Team

The NewSchools team draws on extensive experience from across the education, business, policy and nonprofit sectors to help find, fund and support teams of educators and innovators.

Ruth Ann Le

Ruth Ann Le

Executive Assistant

Ruth Ann Le is an Executive Assistant at NewSchools Venture Fund. In this role, she supports the President, Investment Leadership team, Innovative Schools team and the Racial Equity team. She has a passion to serve her family of visionaries who are helping to create equitable education opportunities for students. Ruth takes care of background administrative details to ensure the NewSchools teams can focus on their world-changing work.

Ruth is a career executive assistant with over 25 years’ experience supporting C-level executives in the venture capital, technology, and music industries. Her career has taken her from traveling the world as the road manager and back-up singer for a music artist, to project coordination at tech start-ups, to wrangling the complex calendars, office management, and event coordination of a venture capital firm and their portfolio companies in Silicon Valley. She studied Information Systems Management at San Jose State University.

In her free time, Ruth volunteers her time teaching art at her son’s elementary school and hosting a small homework club after school. She is a self-proclaimed foodie who loves trying new (easy) recipes, discovering Bay Area hiking trails, taking road trips, having stay-at-home movie nights with her kiddo, photography, karaoke nights with friends, Sunday dinners with family, and lazy beach days.  Her favorite thing of all is being mom to her son and two dogs.