Jason Coleman
Jason Coleman
Executive Director for Project SYNCERE
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Jason Coleman currently serves as Executive Director for Project SYNCERE, a Chicago-based educational not-for-profit organization creating pathways for underrepresented students to pursue careers in STEM. In 2008, he co-founded Project SYNCERE in an effort to bring about a change within the STEM fields. Project SYNCERE has since served more than 25,000 students in Chicago and has grown to become the largest K-12 engineering program provider in the city. In 2019, he served as an Eisenhower Fellow, where he travelled to Rwanda, Tanzania, Australia and New Zealand to investigate their engineering ecosystems to learn how each country was preparing students for future careers in STEM. Jason received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southern California in 2001 and is currently attending the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in pursuit of his MBA. Prior to launching his non-profit, he worked in the aerospace industry for 3 years at BAE Systems and for 5 years at Motorola Mobility.

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