President, Co-Founder, i.c.stars
Sandee Kastrul is president and co-founder of i.c.stars, an innovative workforce development nonprofit that trains young adults for technology careers and community leadership. An early pioneer of the social enterprise model, i.c.stars has graduated more than 350 community leaders in Chicago, and began expanding into new cities in 2016. Under Sandee’s leadership, i.c.stars has been recognized by the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Brookings Institution for its work in youth employment. Sandee is a proud board member of Good City, The Ryan Banks Academy, and HICC (Hispanic Innovation Center in Chicago). She is also an advisor for the Axelson Center, Chicago Ideas Week, and the Experience Institute.