Edson Barton



Edson Barton has been a key voice in education and career-connected learning for more than 25 years. Today, Edson is the CEO of YouScience, a leading student-engagement platform that helps educators tackle today’s most pressing challenges, including diversity, inclusion, and equity (DE&I), wage discrepancy, declining graduation rates, and career and workforce planning. YouScience delivers an end-to-end platform that helps students with aptitude discovery, aptitude-based career identification, industry-recognized certification, upskilling and work-based learning, and pre- and post-graduation connections. Since inception, YouScience has helped more than 5.5 million students around the country see themselves and potential careers differently while helping them explore new pathways as they transition to their next education pathway.