About Ruth Anne

ruthannekocourRuth Anne Kocour is the author of Facing the Extreme and Walking the War Zones of Pakistan, One Woman’s Journey into the Shadow of the Taliban. Her adventures have been featured on CNN’s International Hour and the Discovery Channel. Her photos and stories have appeared in People, Harper’s Bazaar, Health, Sunset, Los Angeles Times and San Francisco Chronicle.

Ruth Anne has summited the highest peaks on four continents. She has climbed and trekked throughout Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. Her background in art, science, and photography enables Kocour to bring to life battlegrounds of nature and cultures for her readers and speaking audiences.