Businesses need the support of their local communities.
HMG Strategy is committed to giving back to the community and encouraging our employees to devote themselves to noble causes.
HMG partners regularly with non-profit organizations to help promote their charities and further enhance the value they bring to their membership by inviting them into the HMG platform.
Genesys Works enables economically disadvantaged high school students to enter and thrive in the economic mainstream by providing them the knowledge and work experience required to succeed as professionals. Our innovative program of job and professional skills training and paid corporate internships in their senior year of high school helps to break the cycle of poverty for these students and sets them on the path to college, a professional career, and a more prosperous future.
IT-oLogy is a non-profit collaboration of businesses, educational institutions, government, economic development and community organizations dedicated to growing the IT talent pipeline, fostering economic development and advancing the IT profession.
The operational aspect of the organization includes the following functions:
- Promote IT (K12) Promote IT careers to students, parents, educators and administrators and engage students through hands-on technology learning experiences
- Provide IT Skills (higher-ed /post high school) Companies work with colleges and universities on applied business research projects and experiential learning opportunities that strengthen and align classroom skills to current and future IT business needs
- Grow IT (IT Profession(als))
IT-oLogy works closely with IT professionals and their companies to provide innovative and life-long learning professional development opportunities.
The Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation strives to inspire and grow women in technology fields, with an aspirational vision to make Michigan the No. 1 state for women in technology. The organization supports Michigan’s female IT workforce, students, corporate partners, schools and the overall community with programming, scholarships, networking, learning, mentoring, and technology experiences. Find more information at www.mcwt.org and connect via LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and www.mcwtblog.org.
NPower is a national nonprofit providing IT training and services to nonprofits and young adults. Through its programs and services, NPower aims to bring the IT community together to do social good. NPower provides its services through 4 programs – The Community Corps, Technology Service Corps, ITBasic,and FoundationConnect. Our community of corporate partners, nonprofits, foundations, dedicated staff and IT volunteers provides NPower with unparalleled reach to have a profound impact on local communities, families and individuals across the country and around the world. Visit us a www.npower.org.
Carolyn Leighton founded WITI to help women advance by providing access to - and support from - other professional women working in all sectors of technology (read the story or watch the video.) WITI started in 1989 as The International Network of Women in Technology and, in 2001, evolved into The WITI Professional Association, the world's leading trade association for tech-savvy women. Today, WITI is the premiere global organization empowering women in business and technology to achieve unimagined possibilities.
With a global network of smart, talented women and a market reach exceeding 2 million, WITI has powerful programs and partnerships that provide connections, resources, opportunities and a supportive environment of women committed to helping each other. Along with its professional association of Networks throughout the U.S. and worldwide, including Hong Kong, Great Britain, Australia, and Mexico, WITI delivers value for individuals that work for a company, the government or academia, as well as small business owners.
WITI products and services include: Networking, WITI Marketplace, Career Services/Search, National Conferences and Regional Events, Publications and Resources, Small Business Programs, Research, Bulletin Boards and more.
For more information visit www.witi.com.
Year Up is an award-winning national 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to close the Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Year Up achieves this mission through a high support, high expectation model that combines marketable job skills, stipends, internships and college-level coursework. Its holistic approach focuses on students' professional and personal development to place these young adults on a viable path to economic self-sufficiency. Year Up currently serves more than 3,600 students annually across 24 campuses in Arizona, Baltimore, Bay Area, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Greater Atlanta, Greater Boston, Greater Philadelphia, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, National Capital Region, New York City, Providence, Puget Sound, South Florida and Wilmington. To learn more, visit www.yearup.org.
Year Up success stats include:
- 100% placement of qualified students into internships
- 90% of interns meet or exceed partner expectations
- 85% of graduates employed or in college full time within four months of graduation
- $18/hr average starting wage for graduates of the program