Catherine Hoke - Transforming Hustle
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What would it be like if you were only known for the worst thing you’ve ever done?
30% of 23-year-olds have criminal history 76.6% re-arrested
Solving One of America’s Most Costly Social Problems
70% of children with incarcerated parents follow in
"The day you were born, there was a pine box and a prison cell built with your name on it."
Prison Entrepreneurship Program(PEP)
600 grads | 98% employment | 60+ startups | recidivism < 5%
NYC based 22 states 1,700 EITs
CEO OF YOUR NEW LIFE.
þ Employment readiness
þ Character Development
þ Reentry Preparation
96.8% REMAIN FREE #INBOUND16
95% EMPLOYMENT RATE
BSMBYTE SIZE MOMENTS
150 businesses incubated 350+ jobs created
SCALABLE VISION #INBOUND16
“I’m so inspired!”
Come to prison
Company field trip
Invite me to speak
Provide a scholarship
“To see and feel the love from strangers changed my whole life. I haven’t shed a tear in 35 years. I’m 47 now; I cried like a baby at Defy’s Shark Tank competition. In that moment I knew I belonged to the Human Family.”
- Timothy Johnson
To: [email protected] x Re: I’m in!
1. Scholarships 2. Prison 3. Speaking Engagement 4. Co / Title 5. City
Develop Your Dream
ca[email protected] @catherine_hoke@defyventures defyventures.org