Sandee Kastrul

President and Cofounder

Per Scholas Advisory Board

Sandee is the proud President and Chief Hope Officer of i.c.stars, a workforce development organization and a social enterprise founded in 1998. i.c.stars exists to develop change-driven individuals to excel in technology careers and effect change as community leaders. Sandee is also an Advisory Board Member of Chicago Innovation Awards, The Axelson Center, and RAND Center to Advance Racial Equity. Sandee enjoys working with i.c.stars alums in their entrepreneurial endeavors both for-profit and non-profit organizations and is currently working on expanding the i.c.stars model into new cities. Sandee is close to finishing her book, Change, and Equity.


Unlocking Potential
Changing the Face of Tech


Per Scholas is proud to announce that we are winners of the 2023 Kristof Holiday Impact Prize, and we have been selected as a beneficiary of The New York Times Communities Fund. Contributions from these campaigns will fuel Per Scholas’ Career Access Fund, providing thousands of diverse learners in 2024 with everything they need to unlock their potential through tuition-free tech training.

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