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Genesys Works National Capital Region Awarded $150,000 Grant from Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Funding to support yearlong college and career planning program to propel students toward thriving careers and upward mobility Washington, D.C., April 4, 2024 – Genesys Works National Capital Region (NCR), a leading youth career readiness program, announced a $150,000 grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. The grant will support the organization in expanding opportunities

Becoming The Employer of Choice For Gen Z

On a vibrant evening at KPMG, amidst clinking glasses and animated discussions, a group of corporate partners and guests convened for an enriching event: Cocktails and Conversation. The evening wasn’t just about mingling and socializing; it was an opportunity to delve deep into a crucial topic shaping the workforce’s future: becoming an employer of choice

Bridging Experience:  Genesys Works High School Interns Connect with Early Career Engineering Development Professionals at Williams.

Our high school interns at Williams enjoyed engaging in a remarkable roundtable event, uniting them with William’s dedicated Early Career Engineering Development Professionals (EDPs). Program Coordinator Emmanuel Oyeniran initiated this concept of bridging experience. “When an intern shared her anxiety about being the first in her family to attend college, I felt compelled to act.

Genesys Works selected as ICONIQ Impact Education & Economic Mobility Co-Lab Grantee

We’re excited to announce that Genesys Works has been chosen as a grantee of the ICONIQ Impact Education & Economic Mobility Co-Lab. This collaboration represents a significant step in our ongoing mission to close the opportunity gap and empower young talent across the United States.  The ICONIQ Impact Education & Economic Mobility Co-Lab is a

Genesys Works Interns Gain Valuable Experience Through Partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma

In 2023, we launched our seventh location in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Maribel Lopez-Leon and Floyd Avelar, high school seniors at Will Rogers High School, are gaining invaluable real-world experience through our partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK). BCBSOK President Stephania Grober emphasizes the significance of cultivating future talent early and integrating youthful perspectives

‘Tis The Season For Success

View the Fox 26 Houston interview with news anchor DaLaun Dilliard featuring alumnus Victoria Keo and Marketing and Communications Manager Nashey Perry, providing a glimpse of Genesys Works’ commitment to providing pathways to career success for youth in overlooked communities.  Genesys Works continues to make a positive impact on the lives of young professionals. The

Meet Genesys Works Houston’s New Executive Director

Houston, TX – October 17, 2023 – Genesys Works Houston, a leading non-profit organization dedicated to creating economic equity by connecting high school students from marginalized communities to career opportunities, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Daphane Carter as its new Executive Director. Carter brings a wealth of expertise in project and program management,

Richard G. Rawson Family Endowment Bolsters Genesys Works’ Mission to Uplift Youth and Drive Economic Sustainability

$250,000 gift to establish endowment will support program’s impact in the long-term HOUSTON, TX – – Genesys Works, a leader in youth career readiness, announced today a historic $250,000 gift from Richard G. Rawson to establish the Richard G. Rawson Family Endowment. The endowment, a first for the organization, will provide unrestricted support for Genesys

Genesys Works Receives Generous Support from Imagine Learning Foundation

We’re pleased to share that Genesys Works is one of five nonprofits to receive an Imagine Signature Grant from Imagine Learning Foundation (ILF). Receiving this grant underscores our collective commitment to empowering youth facing systemic barriers to skills training, meaningful work experiences, and mentorship. With ILF’s support we will enhance our social-emotional learning and career

Genesys Works Welcomes Charlotte Wylie to Board of Directors

Executive Bringing Extensive Global Experience in Cybersecurity toNew Role Houston, TX – August 08, 2023 – Genesys Works, a leading organization in advancingcareer readiness opportunities for youth in underserved communities that lead toupward mobility and economic self-sufficiency, announced today the appointment ofCharlotte Wylie to its Board of Directors. “We are pleased to welcome Charlotte to