Executive Director, US2020
Nick Hutchinson is the Executive Director of US2020, a national initiative that will help close the opportunity gap in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education for girls, underrepresented minorities, and low-income children. Announced by President Obama at the National Science Fair, US2020 will match one million STEM mentors with students by the year 2020, creating moments of discovery for the next generation of STEM professionals.
Prior to US2020, Nick served as Chief Operating Officer at Juma Ventures, an award-winning social enterprise that provides employment and workforce development training to low-income students. During his tenure, Nick led fund development efforts to scale Juma’s model to New Orleans, New York City, San Diego, Santa Clara and Seattle, more than doubling the agency’s annual budget and quadrupling the size of Juma’s youth workforce. Before Juma, Nick served as Managing Director of the Arusha Project, a microfinance institution based in East Africa. His development background includes national political campaigns and public arts projects. He has served as a consultant for the International Rescue Committee. Nick graduated from the University of California, Berkeley.