Elizabeth Ferruelo

Elizabeth Ferruelo

Director, Foundation Relations
i.c.stars

Elizabeth is Director of Foundation Relations for i.c.stars, where she works to create opportunities through job training for underserved young adults in Chicago and nationally. At i.c.stars, she has worked on inclusive entrepreneurship, apprenticeships, and partnerships for the core technology job skills training program. Prior to joining i.c.stars in 2015, Elizabeth managed educational programming, communications, and partnerships for educational and business organizations.

As a contributor to the Forbes Ashoka Social Entrepreneurship blog, she has written about topics including community development, sustainability and volunteerism. Elizabeth earned a master’s from the Institute of Political Studies in Toulouse, France, and a bachelor’s from Boston University.

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
90%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
55%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
72%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$10,790
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$44,010