A Show about the Entrepreneurial Life

Gerald Chertavian

Founder and CEO, Year Up

Gerald ChertavianYear Up provides a one year intensive job training and internship program to young urban adults, 18-24 years old. Year Up enrolls close to 2,000 students per year, and roughly 400 organizations have hired Year Up students as interns or permanent employees. Prior to launching Year Up in 2000, Gerald was an internet entrepreneur.

Gerald speaks with Jessica about how he is helping to narrow the Opportunity Divide in the United States, from scratch.

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