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MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN TOMORROW'S LEADERS

The TYRO Entrepreneurship Program (TEP) is a 9-month program that equips incarcerated men and women to create a positive future for themselves & their families. By giving participants skills, coaching and resources to start their entrepreneurial and to uplift their communities by equipping  with the skills to pursue their dreams of startying

The TYRO Entrepreneurship Program (TEP) is a 9-month program that equips incarcerated men and women to create a positive future for themselves & their families. By giving participants skills, coaching and resources to start their entrepreneurial and to uplift their communities by equipping  with the skills to pursue their dreams of starting a business of their own. TEP provides the opportunity for leaders to gain valuable insight, mentoring, hands-on product and marketing support and financing to equip tomorrows leaders. This program is changing the course of families and communities.

How TEP works

Mentor – Empower others as they work towards their journey of starting their own startup business.

Judge – Be a panelist the night of the event, offering insight to the presenters and select award recipients. In addition, you will have the opportunity to become an early investor in

Sponsor – Get involved in this life-changing program. All sponsor levels will be recognized throughout the TEP Event Night and on this event page.

“I had thought about starting a business. I’ve even had dreams of starting a business, but it was just a thought, until now. For the past six months I’ve done nothing but put the footwork and action into starting my business.”

Nathan Watkins | TEP 2019 Worth Center Winner

“This is something that I’ve been thinking about for quite some time. It was kind of just in the back of my head but I was never really able to put it into fruition. But in this atmosphere, I was able to culminate what I wanted to do.”

TEP 2019 Worth Center Contestant

“We teach men that you can reinvent yourselves. You can recognize what got you here. You can rebuild your family, you can redefine the way you think and you can not only reinvent, but you get to reinvest in your community,”

Ron Tijerina I Founder of TYRO

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Become the antidote in the lives of men and women, their families and communities. Your time, insight, investment can change the course of leaders.