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.

‘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,

Professional Training and Paid Internships For Houston Youth

Genesys Works Houston

Learn how Genesys Works Houston bridges the gap between teens and the future workforce.

Genesys Works Houston Is Connecting High School Students To Business Careers

High school seniors with a desire to go to college and gain professional careers have Genesys Works Houston as an option. Find out how the program works and how to get involved in this week’s Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall. Watch The Full Interview!

Genesys Works Houston Welcomes Former CEO of General Cable Corporation and TPC Group as New Board Member

Genesys Works Houston (GWH), a workforce development program that trains high school students in employability skills and connects them to paid internship opportunities with top Houston companies, announced today that Michael T. McDonnell has been elected to its board of directors.

GWH June Newsletter – Moving Forward But Not Moving On

Over the last couple of months, we’ve taken a brief pause from our monthly newsletter to be with our students, staff and community. We’re back with a renewed sense of purpose + updates on our outgoing and incoming cohorts.

We know better. Now we must do better.

The brilliant writer Maya Angelou once said, “Do the best you can. Then when you know better, do better.” The senseless, murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor-merely the latest in a far-too-long list of Black people who did not deserve to die-has awakened a desire in this nation and our community. Justice must be done, and we must be a part of ensuring that it does.

Mentorship Matters: Belen Cosme

Belen Cosme grew up assuming she would clean houses for a living. It was what her mother had always done and what was familiar to her. At that time, she didn’t know a single person who had been to college or who worked in a professional office environment. It wasn’t until her first internship with Kinder Morgan during her senior year of high school that she abandoned that idea and began to consider new possibilities. Through Genesys Works, she realized that her career options were far broader than she had assumed.