Twin Cities News

Event Recap: Think IT Golf Tournament

York Solutions has been an outstanding partner of Genesys Works, sharing our vision of creating a talented and diverse workforce for tomorrow. In June, Genesys Works and York Solutions once again partnered to host the 5th Annual Think IT Charity Golf Invitational. The event, hosted at the Minneapolis Golf Club, was another big success.



Talent Development Pipeline Feature: Alexis Luna-Martinez

Our young professionals’ journey through Genesys Works is often characterized by grit and determination. While a lot has changed in ten years, our role has remained constant: we guide and equip these young professionals to pursue the career pathway that will suit them best with the aptitude they’ve had all along.

Alexis Luna-Martinez is one of these young professionals.


Genesys Works Featured on WNYM-AM 970’s The Business of Giving

Genesys Works Founder and CEO Rafael Alvarez recently sat down with Denver Frederick of WNYM-AM 970’s The Business of Giving to discuss how the Genesys Works model is impacting underserved high school students across the nation through meaningful work experiences. Listen to the full episode below (25:43). …





First Class of Talent Development Pipeline Students Attend Professional Development Event at Target

Genesys Works Twin Cities has officially kicked off a new college and career success initiative, known as the Talent Development Pipeline (TDP). Designed to connect young professionals with long-term career success, the initiative started in Spring 2018 for graduating high school seniors pursuing degrees in technology and business. For those who apply to the program and are acc …


Genesys Works Houston Announces Appointment of New Members to Board of Directors

Three local corporate leaders join Houston chapter of National Non-Profit Organization Houston (May 31, 2018) – Genesys Works Houston welcomes three corporate leaders to its Board of Directors. The addition of these new members comes at a pivotal time with the recent launch of the organization’s five-year strategic growth plan, which will triple the number of student …


Behind the Scenes of the 2018 Breaking Through Ceremony

At our events, the Genesys Works staff have the privilege of interacting with our interns, families, and supporters that reveal its true ethos. See below some of our staff’s most memorable moments from this year’s Breaking Through Ceremony. My favorite moment from the Breaking Through Ceremony was seeing Derek basking in his standing ovation after his amazing speech. After …