Associates Board


Chicago’s Professional Community Gives Back

The Genesys Works Associates Board (GWAB) is a group of dedicated supporters who fundraise, volunteer, and participate in events to support the mission of Genesys Works. GWAB members enjoy many activities and benefits, including:

  • Joining volunteer opportunities like our Resume Workshop, Design Thinking Day, and Career Panels.
  • Networking at quarterly Happy Hours with Associates Board members.
  • Receiving discounted admission at select fundraising events.
  • Mentoring GWC alumni.
  • Getting involved in leadership opportunities and serving on the Executive Council to help direct the GWAB strategy.


Membership Opportunities

During the summer, our Young Professionals spend 8-weeks in training; learning both technical and professional skills. The cost of training one student is $5,000. By becoming a member of the Genesys Works Associates Board, you will help support skills training for more than 200 students.

Select a membership level:






Executive Council

The Executive Council is the leadership team responsible for overseeing the efforts of the Associates Board. Executive Council General Responsibilities include:

  • Recruit 2-5 new members annually.
  • Maintain active/paid membership throughout the entire term. Contributions in the form of event tickets or sponsorship, or cash donations.
  • Attend at least 80% of monthly Executive Council meetings (typically be held on a weekday evening).
  • Fulfill assigned leadership role by coordinating activities planned by the Executive Council members.


Executive Council Positions

  • Associates Board Chair
  • Vice Chair
  • Events Chair
  • Volunteer Chair
  • Membership Chair

For more information, contact Kate Sherman | | 312.525.3438