Sam Schryer (he/him) is Program Director for Future Founders. In this role, he leads the strategy and development of our programming for middle and high school students from underestimated areas of Chicago, ensuring the highest quality experience for our students and partners.
Prior to Future Founders, Sam spent nearly 10 years working for a range of organizations dedicated to empowering young people. Most recently, Sam worked at an EdTech startup connecting underrepresented high school students with multinational corporations. In addition, he holds a high school teaching qualification through Teach First, the British equivalent of Teach For America, where he taught English.
Sam earned his Masters in Education from Canterbury Christ Church University and Bachelors in Politics from Newcastle University.
Originally from London, England, Sam is excited to help facilitate transformative programming for students across Chicago and meet the next generation of founders!
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