Bay Area News

February 22, 2017, Houston, Texas – A new study shows that Genesys Works, a social enterprise based in Houston, Texas that creates professional pathways for disadvantaged high school seniors, has a measurable impact on the Texas economy. The study, conducted by Benjamin Yeo, Ph.D. of DePaul University, measured the impact of the Houston Genesys Works program on the state’s econ ...

$1.17M National Software Upgrades Support Teens Preparing for 21st Century Jobs

More than 100 students begin internships at 25 companies through Genesys Works
in program designed to close the opportunity and skills gap with support from AT&T

 

 

AT&T Presents $2 Million Contribution to Genesys Works to Grow Internship Opportunities for Underserved Youth 


 

Published on July 22, 2016   Peter Katz Executive Director at Genesys Works - Bay Area It’s fascinating that while the San Francisco Bay Area is often hailed as the center of technical innovation and social change (and deservedly so) many companies are still operating with old and traditional mindsets of workforce development and community engagement. For example, if you sa ...

San Francisco, CA-- Google.org has committed $500,000 to non-profit Genesys Works – Bay Area to build pathways to academic and professional success for the youth of San Jose. Since 2013, Genesys Works has provided underserved high school students with technical and professional skills training, meaningful internships at leading Bay Area companies, and college support so they ca ...

San Jose, CA – On Friday, May 20, Genesys Works – Bay Area announced an innovative partnership to scale its program and bridge the opportunity gap in Silicon Valley. The local non-profit is teaming up with Google, PwC, JPMorgan Chase, and other Silicon Valley business leaders, and with the East Side Union High School and San Jose Unified School Districts to provide underserved ...

Annual event to honor underserved high school students and their acceptance into corporate internships will be held October 14, 2015 at 5:30 at the St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 30, 2015) Genesys Works-Bay Area, a San Francisco-based non-profit that helps put underserved high school seniors on a college and career track through work skills trainin ...

SAN FRANCISCO — September 29, 2015 — Genesys Works - Bay Area (GWBA), the San Francisco-based office of national non-profit Genesys Works, announced today the addition of Amity Millhiser, U.S. Markets & Sectors Leader at PricewaterhouseCooopers (PwC), to its Board of Directors. Genesys Works helps end the cycle of poverty for low-income students through extensive training f ...

SAN FRANCISCO — July 1, 2015— Genesys Works - Bay Area (GWBA), the San Francisco-based office of national non-profit Genesys Works, announced today the addition of Maria Martinez, Salesforce’s President of Sales and Customer Success, to its Board of Directors. Genesys Works helps end the cycle of poverty for low-income students through extensive training followed by placement i ...