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The Alumni Catch-Up: From Mission to Impact

Emmanuel WilliamsonGenesys Works Chicago Alum 2016 Where are you in your career journey?While I am just beginning my professional career journey, I am extremely excited about my future. I currently work as an Investment Banking Analyst at Mesirow, an independent financial services firm here in Chicago. Where do you see yourself professionally in three to

We Are All a Part of Black History in the Making

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We can learn a lot from history, and Black history is American history. During Black History Month, we celebrate the profound contributions Black Americans have made to society. During his Montgomery Bus Boycott speech in 1955, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  said, “we’ve got to come to the point that we

Intentional Mentorship Advances DEI Strategies

According to a study by Cornell University, mentorship continues to be more effective than any other diversity initiative in expanding economic opportunities for underrepresented groups and improving the retention rates for women and people of color. Indeed, mentorship programs are a sound tool to meaningfully advance DEI strategies.  At Genesys Works, we’ve seen first-hand the

Genesys Works Bay Area Announces Erin Baudo Felter and Paul Chapman as New Co-Chairs of the Board of Advisors

Genesys Works Bay Area is delighted to share the advancement of two board members, Erin Baudo Felter and Paul Chapman, to the position of co-chairs within our Advisory Board. Erin Baudo Felter is the Vice President of Social Impact & Sustainability at Okta, Inc. Paul Chapman is a Vice President at Cisco. Both have served

Genesys Works NCR Featured in Technical.ly DC Article

How are tech internships changing? DMV leaders offer a look at how they’re building internships, and how programs help build the overall talent pipeline. November 29, 2021 By Michaela Althouse Looking around the office, it’s not always easy to learn the story of how everyone landed their role at a company. But plenty of the existing

November 2021 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

At Genesys Works Twin Cities, a year-long business and technology internship is more than just a job. It is an opportunity for our young professionals and corporate partners to engage in creating a truly meaningful work experience and form lifelong connections.  Read on to learn about our November Featured Intern and Featured Supervisor and how

DC-area companies partner with Genesys Works to invest in the future of the workforce

Students from underserved communities receive career support from high school to hire Washington, DC— This semester, many high school seniors in the National Capital Region returned to in-person school sessions following months of virtual classes. For the last 18 months, these students were impacted by a global health pandemic and a racial reckoning that the

October 2021 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

At Genesys Works Twin Cities, a year-long business and technology internship is more than just a job. It is an opportunity for our young professionals and corporate partners to engage in creating a truly meaningful work experience and form lifelong connections.  We are excited to kick off our 2021-2022 internship year with our October Featured

First-of-its-Kind Partnership Between Genesys Works and dentsu to Create Equity in Advertising

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For more information, contact:  Mona Tolbert, 832.409.8006, press@genesysworks.org   First-of-its-Kind Partnership Between Genesys Works and dentsu to Create Equity in Advertising Paid Internships that favor talent offer youth from underrepresented communities a chance to gain professional life skills and meaningful work experience HOUSTON, TX (September 14, 2021) — National youth workforce development agency

Genesys Works Partners with School Systems Across the Country to Connect Teens to Companies in Need of Talent

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   For more information, contact:  Mona Tolbert, 832.409.8006, press@genesysworks.org    Genesys Works Partners with School Systems Across the Country to Connect Teens to Companies in Need of Talent Meaningful career experiences offer students from underrepresented communities access to career paths that lead to sustained economic mobility    HOUSTON, TX (September 9, 2021) — Today,