Katherine holds a B.A. from Mount Saint Mary’s College in Brentwood, California. Prior to joining Genesys Works Houston she worked as a Senior Director for Score Educational Centers in Northern California where she managed 3-5 center directors. While at Score she was recognized as Best in Class for Operations and Marketing. She has strong experience with training for ACT/SAT test preparation as well as vocational college work. For the past four years she worked as the Vice President of Operations for a start-up education company out of California which was focused on K-12 learning services. We are so happy to have her on board and very excited about the improvements and enhancements she is bringing to our program.
Senior Operations Manager
Colleen Ashworth joined the Houston team in June of 2015 as the Office Manager and Program Administrator. Colleen has worked in the non-profit sector for over 17 years, offering experience in Program Operations and Administrative Management. She moved from Tyler, where she raised her son and volunteered countless hours towards various youth/school programs. She is passionate about the mission of the Genesys Works organization, and the overall development of today’s youth. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling with friends. She is admittedly delusional about her hip-hop dancing skill level, yet continues to offer entertainment to those who can tolerate it.
Senior Program Coordinator
Heba joined Genesys Works in October 2018. She received her bachelor’s degree in Math and Business from Houston Baptist University. She then served as an AmeriCorps VISTA at CollegeCommunityCareer where she served as a Financial Aid and College Success Advisor. After completing her AmeriCorps service, Heba received her Master’s degree in Education Policy from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. She is passionate about working with students and developing them into future leaders.
Program Manager, Fort Bend
Olga was born and raised in Houston. She’s a lover of college football, enchiladas and the Houston Rockets. Shortly after high school, she attended Texas A&M University in College Station, TX and obtained a degree in Psychology. Prior to joining Genesys Works, she was employed as a Youth Leader for Baker Ripley where she coordinated after school programs and assisted high school seniors with the college application process. Olga is passionate about making college obtainable for all students, regardless of their backgrounds. She is excited to continue being an advocate for students in her community and all Genesys Works interns.