CALI, Colombia (January 18, 2023) – TaskUs (Nasdaq: TASK), a provider of outsourced digital services and next-generation customer experience to fast-growing technology companies, was recently awarded by the Colombian American Chamber (AmCham) and the Colombian Presidential Agency of International Cooperation (APC) for its continuous support to youth employability in Cali and the region.
The recognition was given during the presentation of the results of the program Empleo Hay (“Jobs There Are”) by the Office of the President of Colombia. This award is granted to companies who have shown support to the Empleo Hay program and commitment to generating jobs for young people between the ages of 18 and 28 in Cali, Colombia.
“One of TaskUs’ long-standing commitments to Cali and the region as a whole is to provide meaningful, purposeful job opportunities to people, most especially the youth,” said Guillermo Ulloa, TaskUs’ Vice President of Operations in Colombia. “Actively participating in different community programs and activities to train and provide career opportunities is a fulfillment of our company’s vision and our way of both giving back to the community and growing the TaskUs brand..”
Empleo Hay is an employability program executed by the Colombian American Chamber of Commerce, AmCham Colombia, in association with the Presidential Agency for International Cooperation (APC Colombia), and resources donated by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation.
The Empleo Hay program benefits 5,596 young people in Bogota, 1,293 in Cali, 1,189 in Cartagena, and 2,637 in Medellín, for a total of more than 10,715 beneficiaries throughout the country.
Last year, TaskUs hosted an open house at The Arena to welcome more than 200 participants from the Empleo Hay program.
Additionally, TaskUs has worked in alliance with the Comfandi Employment Agency in favor of the employability of Valle del Cauca, in order to provide more job opportunities to the population, accompany them in the search for suitable profiles and contribute to the development of our region.
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