DMV Spotlight on 9.8.2019 on the Georgetown Pivot Program


DMV Spotlight on 9.8.2019 is highlighting the Georgetown Pivot Program that allows formerly incarcerated DC residents to be chosen for a Georgetown fellowship to earn a non-credit bearing certificate in Business and Entrepreneurship. Guest Pietra Rivoli, Professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Executive Director of the Georgetown Pivot Program explained the partnership with the DC government to provide former inmates to provide employment readiness skills. Rivoli explained the program is narrow and focused with 15 graduates in the inaugural graduating class. Rivoli also discussed the support from Georgetown alumni and the business community to provide internships for the fellows in the Georgetown Pivot Program.‚Äč