Solutionaries: Michelle Cirocco from Televerde and Second Chances For The Incarcerated
Since 1994, Televerde has provided education and career opportunities for incarcerated women both while in prison and after release. Using this business model, Televerde has generated more than $8 billion in revenue for its clients. Michelle Cirocco Chief Impact Officer, joins us to share more about the Televerde Foundations goal of creating 10,000 life changing opportunities for individuals – with a couple of very special surprise guests.
Chief Social Responsibility Officer for Televerde and Executive Director of Televerde Foundation
Michelle joined Televerde in 1999 and has held several leadership positions including Chief Marketing Officer. Michelle is a strong customer champion with a tireless commitment to using business as a force for good
Since its inception in 1994, Televerde has been a purpose-driven company providing education and career opportunities for incarcerated women both while in prison and after release. Using this business model, Televerde has generated more than $8 billion in revenue for its clients.
Michelle is an avid TED fan and organized and hosted TEDxPerryvilleCorrectional, the first TEDx to be held in an Arizona prison. The event looked behind the curtain of incarceration to show the potential that exists in providing second chances.Michelle earned her MBA from Arizona State University where she also serves as an Advisory Board Member for the Center for Services Leadership.Michelle was recently named one of the World-Changing Women in Conscious Business by Conscious Company magazine.
Sales Development Team Lead, InsideView, a Demandbase Company
Valerie is a Sales Development Team Lead at InsideView, a Demandbase Company. She has a passion for helping companies focused on growth. Valerie shares her own personal journey of growth with the world through her TEDx talk, “Living Breathing ROI” about how she began her professional career while serving a prison sentence in the AZ Dept of Corrections. Today, she is an advocate for all disenfranchised communities to promote diversity not just in tech, but in the workforce at large.