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Summer Newsletter: Let’s catch up!

At Genesys Works we are surrounded by great interns, staff members, partners and more. Read more about what we’ve been up to in Q2 here.

Genesys Works with Mioshi Moses and David Williams

Catherine Read interviews Mioshi Moses, Executive Director of the National Capital Region and David Williams, CEO of Genesys Works. They empower high school students from challenged backgrounds to achieve college and career success through skills training and meaningful work experience.

Our Future Workforce: Aline Irafasha

“I never thought any of this could be possible, but joining Genesys Works has changed my life forever. I am so grateful to know that I will be well taken care of during and after my college years.” -Aline Irafasha

Harder+Company Community Research Releases Findings Validating Genesys Works’ Impact

An independent, five-year, longitudinal study measuring Genesys Works’ impact on youth found that students completing the high school internship program were more likely to enroll and persist in college. Genesys Works Bay Area partnered with Harder+Company Community Research, a nationally recognized independent research firm, in 2013 to conduct an evaluation of the youth work-based learning program.

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.

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.