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Catherine Hoke, a former venture capitalist turned crusader for social change, explains how entrepreneurship can help solve a weighty social problem: high recidivism rates in the US prison system. She understands the importance of second chances and believes society must not define people by their worst deeds. getAbstract recommends her courageous, honest and deeply personal talk for those seeking entrepreneurial and philanthropic inspiration.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why most people released from US prisons reoffend,
  • How to reduce recidivism and keep future generations out of prison, and
  • How supporting at-risk populations leaves a lasting social legacy.
 

About the Speaker

Catherine Hoke is the chief executive officer of Defy Ventures.

 

Summary

The United States bears a reputation as a “land of opportunity and a land of liberty and justice for all.” But that is not often the experience of the 100 million Americans with a criminal background. Imagine if people knew you only for your...

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