Alumni

Facing the Future with Confidence

Francisco was seven years old when his family left Mexico and set out for the U.S. Growing up in Oakland, the eldest of two, he found himself navigating a new country, new language, and most importantly, a new education system. In high school, Francisco envisioned a future career in law and technology.

Persistence Pays Off

Many families who leave Central America are trying to get their children a better education and a brighter future. Lack of educational opportunities was a factor in Kateryn’s family move from Guatemala when she was only eight years old.

Think IT Scholarship Spotlight: Yingyi Zhou

York Solutions, in partnership with Genesys Works Twin Cities, the Think IT Association, and Wallin Education Partners, is excited to announce the 2019 Think IT Scholarship winners: Brandon Ngo, Latifa Said, Omar Ceesay, and Yingyi Zhou. Each of these students has a story worth telling. So, we decided to sit down with each of these esteemed winners to hear – in their own words – how they got to where they are today and where they hope to go next.

Think IT Scholarship Spotlight: Omar Ceesay

York Solutions, in partnership with Genesys Works Twin Cities, the Think IT Association, and Wallin Education Partners, is excited to announce the 2019 Think IT Scholarship winners: Brandon Ngo, Latifa Said, Omar Ceesay, and Yingyi Zhou. Each of these students has a story worth telling. So, we decided to sit down with each of these esteemed winners to hear – in their own words – how they got to where they are today and where they hope to go next.

Our Future Workforce: Aline Irafasha

“I never thought any of this could be possible, but joining Genesys Works has changed my life forever. I am so grateful to know that I will be well taken care of during and after my college years.” -Aline Irafasha

Think IT Scholarship Spotlight: Latifa Said

York Solutions, in partnership with Genesys Works Twin Cities, the Think IT Association, and Wallin Education Partners, is excited to announce the 2019 Think IT Scholarship winners: Brandon Ngo, Latifa Said, Omar Ceesay, and Yingyi Zhou. Each of these students has a story worth telling. So, we decided to sit down with each of these esteemed winners to hear – in their own words – how they got to where they are today and where they hope to go next.

Think IT Scholarship Spotlight: Brandon Ngo

York Solutions, in partnership with Genesys Works Twin Cities, the Think IT Association, and Wallin Education Partners, is excited to announce the 2019 Think IT Scholarship winners: Brandon Ngo, Latifa Said, Omar Ceesay, and Yingyi Zhou. Each of these students has a story worth telling. So, we decided to sit down with each of these esteemed winners to hear – in their own words – how they got to where they are today and where they hope to go next.

More than just a dream

Growing up I would dream about attending a four-year university, studying business, and working at a job that I am truly passionate about. However, I did not see this becoming a reality due to my lack of knowledge about college, lack of knowledge about the business world, and my fear of choosing a major only to find out that it might not be right for me.

Dream big, always

At some point during her internship year at Genesys Works, Julie set a goal for herself to one day work for Genesys Works. She has never forgotten to dream big, always.

Give to the Max Week: Alumni Feature Interviews

During Give to the Max Week, we featured two alumna: Class of 2016 intern Tang Her and Class of 2015 intern Denise Reyes.