Ruby completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Climate and Weather in 2018 before graduating from the Master of Environment with a specialisation in Climate Change in 2020 from the University of Melbourne. Her masters thesis, titled "Future Changes to the Australian Rainfall-ENSO Teleconnection", focused on assessing changes in spring rainfall over eastern Australia under climate change. Ruby started her PhD at the University of Melbourne in 2021 and is continuing to study ENSO teleconnections. The aim of her research is to produce a global synthesis of the projected impacts of ENSO on extremes, highlighting key regions of vulnerability.