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Genesys Works – Bay Area and local corporations celebrate high schoolers’ success at Breaking Through 2015

Annual event to honor underserved high school students and their acceptance into corporate internships will be held October 14, 2015 at 5:30 at the St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 30, 2015) Genesys Works-Bay Area, a San Francisco-based non-profit that helps put underserved high school seniors on a college and career track through work skills trainin …


Genesys Works – Bay Area Adds PwC Executive Amity Millhiser to Its Board of Directors

SAN FRANCISCO — September 29, 2015 — Genesys Works – Bay Area (GWBA), the San Francisco-based office of national non-profit Genesys Works, announced today the addition of Amity Millhiser, U.S. Markets & Sectors Leader at PricewaterhouseCooopers (PwC), to its Board of Directors. Genesys Works helps end the cycle of poverty for low-income students through extensive training f …


Marian Davenport – Genesys Works

SUMMARY: Robin Tooms interviews the executive director of Genesys Works – Houston. Genesys Works provides work experience and professional and technical skills for at-risk high school students to help prepare them for the workforce; students actually spend their senior year of high school in an internship. As a startup in 2002, Genesys started with 12 students and one or t …


The Genesys of a career

A TWIN CITIES PROGRAM is providing a boost for economically-challenged students looking to get a kickstart in the changing job market. For seven years, Twin Cities nonprofit Genesys Works has given students real-world training in marketing, business and IT careers with the goal of supplying trained workers for companies in the metro area. “For many of our students, this is th …