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Genesys Works New York City Welcomes John Ratzan to its Board of Advisors

NEW YORK, NY (March 23, 2022) — Genesys Works, a national social enterprise that connects businesses with emerging young professionals from historically underserved communities, today welcomed John Ratzan to its New York City Board of Advisors.  John is a managing director in the Financial Services group at Accenture with over 20 years of strategy, management

Genesys Works New York City Announces Ron Taylor as New Chairman of the Board of Advisors

NEW YORK, NY (November 18, 2021)— Genesys Works, a national social enterprise that connects businesses with emerging young professionals from historically underserved communities, today announced Ron Taylor as chairman of its New York City Program Board of Advisors.  Ron is a leader in corporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), having held top roles at Mizuho

Genesys Works New York City Awarded $25,000 through AstraZeneca’s ACT on Health Equity: Community Solutions Challenge

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mike Gross, Genesys WorksPhone: (917) 771-2421Email: mgross@genesysworks.org Genesys Works New York City Awarded $25,000 through AstraZeneca’s ACT on Health Equity: Community Solutions Challenge NEW YORK, NY (November 1, 2021) — Genesys Works New York City was awarded $25,000 through AstraZeneca’s inaugural ACT on Health Equity: Community Solutions Challenge to support the

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,

Genesys Works Announces Selvon M. Waldron as Executive Director of its National Capital Region Program

Washington D.C. (May 10, 2021) – Today, Genesys Works, a national youth workforce development program for promising high school students which creates a diverse talent pipeline for top U.S. employers, announced Selvon M. Waldron as executive director of its National Capital Region (NCR) program, which serves students in the Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia areas.

Genesys Works NYC Establishes Board of Advisors

Powerhouse of industry leaders to help social enterprise advance mission of providing meaningful work experiences for high school students, NYC’s future workforce  NEW YORK CITY, NY (February 23 2021) — Genesys Works, a national workforce development program that connects high school students from underserved neighborhoods to paid internships with major companies, is pleased to announce the

Jeffrey Artis Named Chief Executive Officer of Genesys Works

Jeffrey Artis, Chief Executive Officer of Genesys Works Prominent workforce development leader joins nonprofit to expand career development programs for high school students. HOUSTON, TX (February 4, 2020) – Today, Genesys Works, a national workforce development program that connects high school students from underserved communities to paid internships with major companies, announced Jeffrey Artis as

Genesys Works is One of Five Organizations Awarded $50,000 from The Upwork Foundation

HOUSTON, TX (November 11, 2020) – Genesys Works, a national youth workforce development program for promising high school students and a diverse talent pipeline for top U.S. employers, recently received a $50,000 grant from The Upwork Foundation Initiative, in partnership with The Tides Foundation. The Upwork Foundation supports initiatives that provide inclusive learning and economic opportunities that

Genesys Works Receives $250,000 grant from Salesforce to Offer More Youth Opportunities to Thrive in Tomorrow’s Workforce

Funding to help Genesys Works expand technical skills training in the Bay Area and Chicago HOUSTON, TX (October 7, 2020) – Genesys Works, a national youth workforce development program for promising high school students and diverse talent pipeline for top U.S. employers, has received a $250,000 grant from Salesforce.  The funding will support the expansion of