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More than just a dream

Growing up I would dream about attending a four-year university, studying business, and working at a job that I am truly passionate about. However, I did not see this becoming a reality due to my lack of knowledge about college, lack of knowledge about the business world, and my fear of choosing a major only to find out that it might not be right for me.


Funder Spotlight: The Otto Bremer Trust

Genesys Works Twin Cities is a catalyst that provides post-secondary pathways to success. We are only able to do this because of the continued support from our funders. For over 10 years — since the launch of our Twin Cities site in 2008 — the Otto Bremer Trust’s visionary leadership has been key to GWTC’s success.


AT&T Gives More Than One Million Dollars to Local Non-Profits to Help Opportunity Youth in Houston’s Complete Communities

AT&T* is committed to helping build a better tomorrow for opportunity youth in Houston’s Complete Communities. We’re doing that through a new initiative we call “Believe HoustonSM” designed to help expand young people’s vision for their futures through academic support and tutoring, character development mentorship and exposure to career options through job shadowing and internships.


Sweet 16: Welcoming Our New Class of Dell Scholars

March 8, 2019 – Today, we are excited to announce our 16th class of Dell Scholars. These students have already inspired us with their perseverance, hard work, and determination to make it this far – applying and being accepting to college.


Newsletter: Q1 and Done

At Genesys Works we are surrounded by great interns, staff members, partners and more. Read more about what we’ve been up to in Q1 here.


Cocktails and Conversation, An Evening with David Williams

Genesys Works’ Cocktails and Conversation event brought together business and community leaders for a casual evening of networking and celebration on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Coronado Club, an elegant private dining club located in a landmark building in downtown Houston.


We Can Break the Cycle of Poverty: Training and Skilling Our Workforce

For much of my 35-year career in the nonprofit world, I worked with organizations to address the unfortunate consequences of poverty, issues like access to food or shelter. It is vital, much-needed work, and I felt like we were making a difference. But, I often wondered: instead of treating the symptoms, how can we end the cycle of poverty and eliminate hunger and homelessness entirely?


April 2019 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Read more about our latest intern and supervisor features in the Making Internships Meaningful series. A meaningful internship can only happen when supervisors are devoted to their young professional’s experience and young professionals exemplify drive and commitment in their internship. Through this series, we want to capture how supervisors and interns are both Making Internships Meaningful.


Event Recap: CIO Luncheon 2019

On Monday, nearly 400 stakeholders joined forces to celebrate the collective impact of Genesys Works Twin Cities at our sixth annual CIO Luncheon presented by the Accenture Microsoft Business Group powered by Avanade.

Executives and leaders from more than 35 partner companies gathered at the Radisson Blu to recognize the achievements of the countless champions of the program from technology leaders and corporate supervisors to Genesys Works alumni and board members.


March 2019 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Read more about our latest intern and supervisor features in the Making Internships Meaningful series. A meaningful internship can only happen when supervisors are devoted to their young professional’s experience and young professionals exemplify drive and commitment in their internship. Through this series, we want to capture how supervisors and interns are both Making Internships Meaningful.