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Think IT Scholarship Spotlight: Latifa Said

York Solutions, in partnership with Genesys Works Twin Cities, the Think IT Association, and Wallin Education Partners, is excited to announce the 2019 Think IT Scholarship winners: Brandon Ngo, Latifa Said, Omar Ceesay, and Yingyi Zhou. Each of these students has a story worth telling. So, we decided to sit down with each of these esteemed winners to hear – in their own words – how they got to where they are today and where they hope to go next.


We Can Break the Cycle of Poverty: Preventing Opportunity Youth

Today, there are millions of young people across America between the ages of 16 and 24 years old neither in school nor working. The Aspen Institute estimates there are 4.6 million “opportunity youth” currently disconnected from school or work, representing 1 in 9 members of this age group in the U.S.


Funder Spotlight: York Solutions

There are a variety of ways in which companies choose to partner with Genesys Works. And from our hypothetical menu of options, York Solutions has seemingly checked every box. Click to learn how York Solutions and York Solutions CEO Richard Walker go above and beyond to champion the Genesys Works mission.


2019 Breaking Through Ceremony Event Recap

On Thursday, May 2nd, the Genesys Works Twin Cities team gathered 1,300 of our closst friends to celebrate the Class of 2019 for the Breaking Through Ceremony held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Presented by ThreeBridge Solutions, the Breaking Through Ceremony gives the entire Genesys Works community – corporate partners, family members, current and former young professionals, school and community members and partners, and staff – an opportunity to mingle, connect, and recognize the collective and individual accomplishments of this hardworking class of young professionals as they approach the finish line of their year-long internships.


Think IT Scholarship Spotlight: Brandon Ngo

York Solutions, in partnership with Genesys Works Twin Cities, the Think IT Association, and Wallin Education Partners, is excited to announce the 2019 Think IT Scholarship winners: Brandon Ngo, Latifa Said, Omar Ceesay, and Yingyi Zhou. Each of these students has a story worth telling. So, we decided to sit down with each of these esteemed winners to hear – in their own words – how they got to where they are today and where they hope to go next.


May 2019 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Read more about our latest intern and supervisor features in the Making Internships Meaningful series. A meaningful internship can only happen when supervisors are devoted to their young professional’s experience and young professionals exemplify drive and commitment in their internship. Through this series, we want to capture how supervisors and interns are both Making Internships Meaningful.