Bay Area News


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.


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.


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?



5 myths about high school interns and why your business should hire them

 Employers are struggling to fill jobs with experienced, skilled workers. In fact, job openings hit an all-time high in August 2018, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that in just two years, 1.4 million computer science-related jobs will be open, with barely 400,000 qualified candidates to fill them.


Dream big, always

At some point during her internship year at Genesys Works, Julie set a goal for herself to one day work for Genesys Works. She has never forgotten to dream big, always.