Ruth Braun Tibesar is the 2017-2018 senior Global United queen. Ruth lives is Rochester Minnesota with her husband John . During the day Ruth's professional Career is a laboratory technologist at the Mayo Clinic . Her passion is a advocate for mental health wellness. Her foundation is sparkles from Ruthie . She is very passionate about her new title as Global United senior queen . She hopes to combine her foundation and children's cancer concern for their parents well being .