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Genesys Works Chicago is excited to announce that Liz Rafferty, a proven HR executive and longtime supporter of Genesys Works, has been selected as its new Executive Director.

Columbia University Study Shows Genesys Works Leads to More College Degrees, Higher Incomes, and Greater Economic Growth

CHICAGO - March 31, 2017 Genesys Works is pleased to welcome Tim Roessler to the organization as the Director of Outreach and Partnerships. Roessler brings decades of Information Technology experience to his new position, with leadership roles in innovative companies such as Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, Genesys, Edify and Walgreens. He holds a Master in Computer Science ...

HOUSTON - March 27, 2017 Genesys Works, a program that changes the life trajectory of low-income high school seniors by providing them with meaningful work internships and critical college and career skills, announced today that it is actively seeking new partners to bring its proven career readiness programming into their communities. Through investments from AT&T and othe ...

CHICAGO - Genesys Works Chicago held its first ever Talent Unlimited: Job & Internship Fair on January 4th, 2017. Hosted by 1871 and co-sponsored by America Needs You and Year Up, the Fair attracted 120 college-aged job- and internship-seekers who networked with 20 companies, including CME Group, Northern Trust, TransUnion, and Uptake. “I saw this as an opportunity to tack ...

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

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


 

Genesys Works to Receive $800,000 Investment for Research Partnership to Impact Chicago’s Young People    CHICAGO – Genesys Works Chicago is thrilled to announce that it is one of three winners in Chicago Beyond’s first-ever innovation challenge, GO Innovate. Launched in April, Chicago Beyond’s GO Innovate challenge sought early-stage ideas that offer innovative programming in ...

The $250,000 grant, made possible by the Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance, supports innovative programs that prepare low-income youth for future success Chicago (August 5, 2016) –  The Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance announced thatGenesys Works Chicago has been awarded a grant from the 2016 Youth Opportunity Fund, an initiative that supports program ...

Genesys Works Chicago is thrilled to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors: Kenny Shogren of The PrivateBank and Josh Davidson of Silent IT