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educator , Religious organization executive

Ruth Johnson Sovik, religious organization executive, educator. Certified secondary school teacher.

Background

Sovik, Ruth Johnson was born on December 21, 1928 in St. Paul. Daughter of Artificial Intelligence and Alma (Peterson) J.

Education

Bachelor, St. Olaf College, 1950. Master of Arts, Montclair State University, 1970.

Career

Corresponding teacher North Dakota, Fargo, 1950. Missionary American Lutheran Church, Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China), 1952-1955. Teacher International School, Geneva, 1964-1965.

Editorial assistant World Council of Churches, 1965-1967, executive, 1973-1980. Teacher English high school, East Orange, New Jersey, 1969-1971. General secretary World Young Women’s Christian Association, Geneva, 1980-1985.

Deputy general secretary World Council of Churches, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary school teacher.

Connections

Married Arne Sovik, December 31, 1949. Children; Ann Tenwick (deceased 1977), Nord Christian, Liv Rebecca, Nathan Arne.

father:
Artificial Intelligence J.

mother:
Alma (Peterson) J.

spouse:
Arne Sovik