Ruby Karp Is Changing the World One Joke at a Time

Ruby Karp can’t remember a time when she didn’t consider herself an activist and fierce feminist. When she started performing in stand-up and improv shows as a young girl, Karp had an epiphany: She could use comedy to speak out about issues that matter in a way that still feels fun. Now 18, Karp is most at home when she’s on stage. You should get used to hearing her name.

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