Sep
24
9:00 AM09:00

Wallkill Business Pitch Competition & Graduation (Men's Facility in Upstate NY)

Event Description: Business Pitch Competitions (BPCs) are the culminating events for hard-working EITs (Entrepreneurs In-Training) completing the CEO of Your New Life program. During a BPC, EITs will present their business ideas in several rounds of a Shark Tank-style competition to panels of business leaders and investors. The event also includes Defy’s several empathy-building exercises designed to create an inclusive and accepting community. At the end of the day, five winning pitches are selected from the group in an awards ceremony, followed by a graduation ceremony.

Event Details

Address: 50 Mc Kendrick Rd, Wallkill, NY 12589

Date & Time: Tuesday, September 24th, 2019, 9am-3:30pm EST

Arrival Time to the Prison: 8:30am EST

**THIS EVENT HAS REACHED CAPACITY AND IS NOW CLOSED.

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Sep
10
10:00 AM10:00

York Business Pitch Competition & Graduation (Women's Facility in Connecticut)

Event Description: Business Pitch Competitions (BPCs) are the culminating events for hard-working EITs (Entrepreneurs In-Training) completing the CEO of Your New Life program. During a BPC, EITs will present their business ideas in several rounds of a Shark Tank-style competition to panels of business leaders and investors. The event also includes Defy’s several empathy-building exercises designed to create an inclusive and accepting community. At the end of the day, five winning pitches are selected from the group in an awards ceremony, followed by a cap & gown graduation ceremony.

Event Details

Address: 201 W Main St, Niantic, CT 06357

Date & Time: Tuesday, September 10th, 2019, 10am-4pm EST

Arrival Time to the Prison: 9:30am EST

**THIS EVENT HAS REACHED CAPACITY AND IS NOW CLOSED.

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Jun
11
10:00 AM10:00

Wallkill Correctional Facility (Upstate NY) - Business Coaching Day

Event Description: Join us for a Business Coaching Day for Defy's 8th Cohort at Wallkill Correctional Facility, a men's prison. Volunteers will engage in powerful empathy building activities and then meet with EITs (Entrepreneurs In-Training) for small group coaching sessions focusing on business ideation, reentry plans, mock interviews and resume review. This event marks the midway point of Defy's 9 month In-Prison Program called "CEO YNL" (CEO of Your New Life).

Event Details

Address: 50 Mc Kendrick Rd, Wallkill, NY 12589

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 11th, 2019, 10am-3pm EST

Arrival Time to the Prison: 9:30am EST

Transportation: You may drive to the facility or take a Defy bus leaving from 15 East 32nd Street, NY, NY 10016 at 7:00am SHARP. Bus tickets are $50. Information to purchase bus tickets will follow once you register for the event.

Deadline to Register: This event is full and has been closed.

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Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

York Correctional Institution (CT) Business Coaching Day

Defy Tri-State is gearing up for our next event at York Correctional Institution! Join us for this cohort’s SPECIAL Business Coaching Day on April 22nd, signifying the midway point of the program for the women. If you attended their Kick Off in December, please consider continuing your support of this cohort by joining us again in April.

Other than this being a milestone event for the women in York, why is this event so special? We’re also celebrating our Tri-State Board Chair’s 50th BIRTHDAY!! Many of you have met and had the pleasure of working with Marcus Glover over the past year as he pushed hard to keep Defy’s Tri-State chapter moving forward. Join us as we celebrate his work, friendship, and dedication to Defy!!

Event: York Correctional Institution (Women's Facility) - Business Coaching Day

Address: 201 W Main St, Niantic, CT 06357

Date & Time: Monday, April 22nd, 10am-3pm EST

Arrival Time to the Prison: 9:30am EST

Transportation: You may drive to the facility or take a Defy bus leaving from 15 East 32nd Street, NY, NY 10016 at 6:30am SHARP. Bus tickets are $50. Information to purchase bus tickets will follow once you register for the event.

Event Description: Join us for a Business Coaching Day for Defy's 2nd Cohort at York Correctional Institution. Volunteers will engage in powerful empathy building activities and then meet with EITs (Entrepreneurs In-Training) for small group coaching sessions focusing on business ideation, reentry plans, mock interviews and resume review.

Deadline to Register: This event is full and has been closed.



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