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Genesys Works Twin Cities has officially kicked off a new college and career success initiative, known as the Talent Development Pipeline (TDP). Designed to connect young professionals with long-term career success, the initiative started in Spring 2018 for graduating high school seniors pursuing degrees in technology and business. For those who apply to the program and are acc ...

New Executive Director Mike Gross, a 20-year education reform veteran, will lead the workforce development organization’s expansion to New York City with support from AT&T Mike Gross, Executive Director, Genesys Works NYC Houston, Texas — Genesys Works, a national social enterprise that provides life-changing, paid work opportunities to high school students from underserv ...

Bank of America today announced $1.4 million in grants to 44 San Francisco-East Bay nonprofits that will advance economic mobility for individuals and families. The grants focus on increasing access to needs related to workforce development and education, as well as basic needs that are fundamental to establishing financial stability.

CHICAGO, June 13, 2018 – Genesys Works, a national social enterprise that provides work opportunities to high school students from underserved communities, today announced a partnership with Columbia College Chicago that will provide Chicago Public School students the opportunity to learn coding skills in an accelerated eight-week session this summer. Twenty-five students will ...

Internships, contests and engineering coursework give teens from the area’s majority-Latino high schools an entree to STEM careers

Three local corporate leaders join Houston chapter of National Non-Profit Organization         Houston (May 31, 2018) – Genesys Works Houston welcomes three corporate leaders to its Board of Directors. The addition of these new members comes at a pivotal time with the recent launch of the organization’s five-year strategic growth plan, which will triple the number of student ...

  At our events, the Genesys Works staff have the privilege of interacting with our interns, families, and supporters that reveal its true ethos. See below some of our staff's most memorable moments from this year's Breaking Through Ceremony.  My favorite moment from the Breaking Through Ceremony was seeing Derek basking in his standing ovation after his amazing speech. After ...

Genesys Works Chicago Welcomes New Board Members Tom Knight, Kelly Geary and Paul Corning                      CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 Genesys Works Chicago is excited to add three strong leaders to its Board of Directors, each bringing their unique experience and passion to the nonprofit. Thomas G. Knight – an accomplished senior executive – brings with him over 25 years of ...

St. Paul, MN – May 17, 2018 — Genesys Works Twin Cities recently celebrated 10 years of providing meaningful internship opportunities and skills training to high school students from underserved communities.  This milestone was commemorated during the organization’s Breaking Through Ceremony on May 10, 2018 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. After a successful start in Texa ...

Dear friends, I am excited to share an important transition that is happening at Genesys Works Houston. After a career spanning nearly 40 years, the last 5 as Executive Director of Genesys Works Houston, I have made the decision to retire at the end of this year. I will miss contributing daily to Genesys Works’ mission, but look forward to focusing more on public and non-prof ...