Sheila Lirio Marcelo
Updated: Oct 8
Sheila Lirio Marcelo is a Filipino-American entrepreneur. She is the Founder, Chairwoman and CEO of Care.com, the world's largest online destination for finding and managing family care. She is a Henry Crown Fellow with the Aspen Institute and was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2011. Marcelo was born and raised in the Philippines, growing up in an entrepreneurial household that was involved in a number of businesses from coconut mills to mango and banana plantations to transportation and coal production. Part of her early childhood was spent in Houston with her five siblings. When Marcelo was 11, she attended Brent International School in Baguio. She graduated magna cum laude from Mt. Holyoke College with a degree in Economics and received M.B.A. and J.D. degrees, with honors and the Dean's Award from Harvard University. It was during her undergraduate years at Mt. Holyoke that Marcelo had her first child, Ryan; her second son, Adam, was born right after graduating from Harvard Business School. While attending Harvard she also spent 30 hours a week on community activities, worked on several campus businesses and provided consulting services for the design of Harvard's Spangler Center.
"We feel Sheila Lirio Marcelo is an inspiration VictoryTale and wish her a grand success"