Leadership Team Members

Dr. Jennifer Schwarz-Ballard, Vice President of Education and Community Programs
Chicago Botanic Garden

David Bild, Coordinator of Teen and Young Adult Programs
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Berenice (Bea) Billups, Senior Manager, Global Corporate Citizenship
Boeing Company

Meridith Brouzas, Educational Programs & Outreach Manager
Argonne National Laboratory

Beth Crownover, Director of Learning
Field Museum

Kassie Davis, Executive Director
CME Group Foundation

Dr. Dean Grosshandler, Research Assistant Professor, Chemistry
University of Illinois at Chicago

Jameela Jafri, Director
Project Exploration


Dr. Liz Lehman, Associate Director, Science Companion Projects
UChicago STEM Education

Dr. Sybil Madison-Boyd, Research Associate and Director
Chicago City of Learning, Digital Youth Network, and Office of Community Education Partnerships, Northwestern University

Alan Mather, Chief Officer
Office of College and Career Success, Chicago Public Schools

Dr. Amy Pratt, Associate Director
Office of Community Education Partnerships, Northwestern University

Dr. Adrienne Scherenzel-Curry, Chief Program Officer
After School Matters

Natasha Smith-Walker, Executive Director
Project Exploration

Tony Streit, Senior Project Director

Sirisha Yadlapti, Senior Program Director
Motorola Solutions Foundation