The AHLA Foundation
The AHLA Foundation | January 14, 2022
WASHINGTON – January 14, 2022 – The AHLA Foundation today announced its newly elected 2022 Board of Trustees, which features its most diverse board to date and includes industry trailblazers committed to advancing the Foundation’s mission to elevate, educate and empower the hospitality workforce. Tom Bardenett, executive vice president of asset management for RLJ Lodging Trust, will serve as the chairman of the board; Julienne Smith, senior vice president of upscale development and transactions and asset management at IHG Hotels and Resorts will take the role of vice chair; and Anu Saxena, senior vice president and global head of Hilt...
AHLA Foundation Awards $175,000 to Community Groups in Los Angeles, New Orleans, Orlando, and Washington DC to Train Opportunity Youth
The AHLA Foundation | December 23, 2021
WASHINGTON – December 23, 2021 – The AHLA Foundation today announced it is awarding $175,000 in total to community-based organizations that help change the lives of Opportunity Youth by preparing them for future careers in hospitality. Through a combination of continued and newly started partnerships, the AHLA Foundation will join forces with organizations in Los Angeles, New Orleans, Orlando, and Washington DC to help train an estimated 370 youth for hotel jobs. These recently awarded grants are part of the reinvigorated Empowering Youth Program (EYP) – an effort focused on engaging, educating, and advancing new talent in hospitality....
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