Sit Down Startup
Sit Down Startup
Feb 2, 2021
Ameelio’s Uzoma Orchingwa on changing the future of prison communications
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In 2020, a couple of bright and compassionate Yale students decided to do something about the captive $1.2B prisons telecommunications industry. They founded technology nonprofit, Ameelio, to provide free communication tools for incarcerated people to connect with their families and loved ones. Learn from Co-Founder, Uzoma Orchingwa, on:

  • How Ameelio is decoupling incarceration and profit
  • Overcoming technical hurdles of providing free communications
  • The value of human connection
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