Spotlight Stories 

Below you will see stories of opportunity youth from around the globe.  We are pleased to share the stories of how these opportunity youth are now thriving Hyatt colleagues.

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Estefani never imagined that motherhood at 15 would be the propeller to a life she thought to be impossible. Motivated by a friend of hers, Estefany decided to apply at the Juanfe Foundation, which helps young mothers living in extreme poverty and vulnerability, transform their reality by creating educational and employment opportunities, and giving them a space where they can learn about different dependencies such as hospitality, beauty, among others.  

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Hyatt Centric Montevideo’s Sofia shares her journey into a life she never imagined possible. Her success as a laundry attendant exemplifies how strength & determination paired with the support of a Hyatt family, can introduce Opportunity Youth to a life changing experience with Hyatt.   

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Park Hyatt Chicago Stewarding Manager, Maketh shares his story of growth, care and leadership. After 16 years with Hyatt, he is one example of many who have grown into leadership roles within our company.