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Education Leaders Welcome National Social Innovator Genesys Works To World's Tech Epicenter -- San Francisco

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(3BL Media) San Francisco, CA - October 4, 2012 - Hydra Mendoza, San Francisco Mayor’s Education Advisor and Board of Education Commissioner, joined by Ken McNeely, President of AT&T-California, and Carmen Chu, Supervisor-District 4, announced the launch of Genesys Works in the Bay Area today at City Hall. The leaders were on hand to support the nationally recognized non-profit, which with a $1 million contribution from AT&T will increase learning opportunities for underrepresented high school seniors. These teens will gain work experience by working side by side with cutting edge tech and major corporations in the region.

“San Francisco is the epicenter of our nation’s technology sector, and it is important we encourage our students to take part in this thriving economy,” said San Francisco Citizens Initiative for Technology and Innovation (sf.citi) Chairman Ron Conway. Sf.citi was created to leverage the power of the technology community around civic action in San Francisc