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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

Fartun’s Speech from Hatfield and McCoys Celebration Event

If you have attended one of our events, you know that we always include time to hear from a Young Professional or alum. We believe in the importance of giving the mic to our Young Professionals and alumni and amplifying their voices and experiences. With guidance from a staff member and plenty of lead time,

“My career truly started the day I joined Genesys Works”

This year, Genesys Works celebrates a decade of bridging opportunities for youth from underserved communities in the Bay Area. Over the past ten years, Genesys Works has been dedicated to providing access to college and career pathways to more than 700 trailblazing young people who have big career aspirations but limited access to the networks

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

10th Annual Think IT Charity Golf Invitational 

In June, we achieved another milestone and celebrated the 10th annual Think IT Charity Golf Invitational organized by our long-time partner, York Solutions! All proceeds raised through this event advance the mission of Genesys Works to provide pathways to career success for high school students in underserved communities through skills training, meaningful work experiences, and

Comic Relief Spotlights the Impact of Genesys Works

We are delighted to be featured on Comic Relief US’s website! Comic Relief US is a renowned organization dedicated to using the power of entertainment to drive positive social change. Their spotlight on Genesys Works highlights our mission and our impactful work empowering high school and first-generation college students through skills training, college and career

From Vision to Impact: School Partnerships

School partners are essential to the Genesys Works program, helping bridge the gap between students and their future careers. We work closely with schools throughout the year to support our interns holistically and ensure academic excellence. School partners are also instrumental in helping strengthen the pipeline and recruit new interns each year, helping us provide

A New Partnership with the People of Color Career Fair

Our abundant partnerships help empower students from traditionally underserved communities with the skills, experiences, and guidance they need to succeed in the workforce. Genesys Works Twin Cities has 50+ school partners, 50+ corporate partners, and many community partners who have a shared vision where all young adults can achieve success and a lifetime of economic

Where Are They Now? They Are Inspiring the Next Generation

Have you heard? We are celebrating our 15th anniversary, which means that many of our Young Professionals have launched into the workforce! We now see program alumni at partner companies in supervisor positions with Genesys Works interns, paying forward the wisdom and guidance they received in the past. Paolo Phothiboupha is an intern supervisor at

From Young Professionals to Board Members

“Being on the board I feel will have the most impact.” Adam Tenasupatra “I could do my small part to contribute to the forward progress of GW by serving as a Board Member.“ Dionne Gharamu-Nrumaachi Adam Tenasupatra and Dionne Gharamu-Nrumaachi are Genesys Works Twin Cities alums and members of the 2023 Board of Directors. This