About Us

There are as many ideas about how to make the world a better place as there are people living in that world. Renaissance 21 is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to developing such altruistic ideas into nonprofit programs.

MISSION: To provide education, training, and resources to changemakers to develop their ideas into nonprofit programs. 

VISION: A universal cultural movement that nurtures and develops a passion for helping others.


Our Team

Renaissance 21 is BIPOC and women-founded. The current board is 90% BIPOC and 50% women.


Julian K. Saint Clair, Ph.D. (Loyola Marymount University), President & Executive Director

Adrienne Pruzsynski (Seattle Girls School), Program Director, Star Tech Global Academy

Bethany Saint Clair (Open Text, Pacific Source Health), Executive Board Member

Gill Sobers-Outlaw (Amazon), Executive Board Member

Stephanie Wieland, Ph.D. (Sweet Pea), Executive Board Member

Maile Hadley (Equal Opportunity Schools), Advisory Board

Lawrence Epps (YMCA, Community Passageways), Advisory Board

Ryan Melonson (Microsoft), Advisory Board

Jonathan Saint Clair, Ph.D. (Boeing), Advisory Board

Mimia Sanchez (Dropbox), Advisory Board


Lead Partners 

Special thanks to our lead supporters, City of Seattle, Nordstrom Cares Foundation, and Lucky 7 Foundation! These founding sponsors helped launch our flagship program Star Tech Global Academy.


Renaissance 21 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. EIN 26-0687369. Donations are tax deductible.