Pivot Program graduates, staff and faculty

Georgetown Pivot Program

The Georgetown Pivot Program provides formerly incarcerated individuals with leadership and professional development through business and entrepreneurship. Designed in partnership with the DC Department of Employment Services and delivered by Georgetown faculty, the Pivot Program is a one-year transition and re-entry program that blends academic work and supported employment.

2023 Georgetown Pivot Pitch Competition

Join us on June 15th at 1:30PM for the Georgetown Pivot Pitch Competition and showcase! In the culmination of their entrepreneurship curriculum, Cohort Five will present their venture ideas and compete for startup funding for their unique business pitches.

Partner With Pivot

The Georgetown Pivot Program is seeking companies and organizations to host a three-month, subsidized Pivot internship in Spring 2023. Internships provide organizations that have an interest in second chance hiring with an opportunity to work with highly qualified candidates and to explore what it means to introduce returning citizens into their organizations.

Employer Partners

The Pivot Program works closely with our employer partners to identify opportunities for second chance hiring and set our Fellows and graduates up for success in their careers. As a founding member of the Second Chance Business Coalition, Pivot is a leading resource for employers committed to inclusive hiring of returning citizens.

Pivot in the Washington Business Journal

Check out two Pivot alumni in the latest issue of the Washington Business Journal!

Maya Moore and Muhammad Al-Mahdi pose for their WBJ feature
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2022 Annual Report

Our new annual report showcases Pivot and Prisons and Justice Initiative events, accomplishments, and students from this year. Click the link above to read now!

Our Alumni

David Schultz: The Power of Self-Advocacy

David Schultz’s career since graduating from the Pivot Program has brought him right back to the Pivot classroom – where he is guiding and inspiring the next cohort of professionals and entrepreneurs.…

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