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Generation West Virginia (GWV) is the statewide organization dedicated to attracting, retaining, and advancing young people in the Mountain State.

Our Programs

Led by and for young West Virginians, the GWV Network supports those who want to be engaged in their communities and excel in their workplaces.

Our workforce development hub connects local job seekers and employers in order to increase access to opportunity in the Mountain State.

The Fellowship is a nine-month program designed to help emerging and mid-career professionals find their footing in West Virginia.

NewForce is a six-month, fully-remote, tuition-free coding school. Our goal is to build a tech economy in West Virginia that works for everyone.



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Nima Shahab Shahmir found his path and found his people in West Virginia. He is an alum of Generation West Virginia’s Fellowship program and NewForce. Nima is proud to be part of the Mountain State’s next generation.

Nima Shahab Shamir