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

Genesys Works NYC interns are teammates at Mizuho

“One of the biggest and most surprising benefits of my Mizuho internship has been the ability to find my voice in a professional setting,” notes Makaylah L., a high school senior in the Bronx. Makaylah is part of the 4th cohort of interns – referred to as “Young Professionals” or “YPs” — from Genesys Works

Why Join Genesys Works?

Are you a high school junior interested in building your tech and business skills through training and a potential paid internship? Genesys Works is the program for you! Young Professionals Scout Lee and Emily Robles are dedicated to developing their real-world skills through Summer Training and now at internships with CHS and Optum. In this

Pro Bono PSA Showcases GW’s Work

Thank you to all our supporters. We are grateful to DCTV who provided us with a media capacity grant and produced a public service announcement to showcase our work. Check out our story, featuring the great work our supporters make possible! About DCTV’s Nonprofit Capacity Building Grant Program: DCTV’s grant for nonprofits helps organizations of

From Young Professional to Genesys Works Twin Cities Staff

As we celebrate our 15th anniversary, we are excited to check in on some of our alumni who are now Genesys Works staff members! We are proud to have six program alumni working in program, development, and marketing and communications. For 15 years, we have had the privilege of igniting the spark within local youth

Where Are They Now? They Are Taking Advantage of Opportunities

Zeltzin Montero Castillo, a Genesys Works Twin Cities alum, was recently promoted to Senior Engineer on the Executive Level Support Team at Target HQ! Zeltzin wrote a blog post for us back in 2020, and we recently caught up with her to hear about the amazing advancement she has made in her career since then.

Tech Skills or Soft Skills, Which Matter More? The Answer May Surprise You

There’s a lot of buzz in the tech world that soft skills help employees succeed and move up the corporate ladder as much as, if not more than, tech skills. In fact, two recent workplace studies by Google revealed the top seven skills that indicate career success at the tech giant are all soft skills,

Volunteer Appreciation Month: Intern Supervisor Spotlight

Angela Kean – JPMC What motivated you to partner with Genesys Works? I have always thought that my retirement job would involve teaching technology/business at a community college somewhere. When I was approached about being a supervisor for Genesys Works, I thought this might be a great way to test if this was a good

Volunteer Appreciation Month: Intern Supervisor Spotlight

Eve Colmus – Clif Bar What motivated you to partner with Genesys Works? So many young people have a hard time seeing themselves in tech because of their gender or ethnicity. My goal is to change that and give them the tools and inspiration they need to make it in the industry.  What makes serving

The Alumni Catch-Up: From Mission to Impact

Mia PollardGenesys Works Bay Area Alum Class of 2021 Where are you in your career journey?I’m currently finishing my first year of college at UCLA, where I am pursuing a bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering. GO BRUINS!!! I am also working as a Business Operations intern at, a data management company, and seeking summer job