The hospitality industry is uniquely positioned to positively impact global youth development. How? Find out in this commentary by Hilton Worldwide's Jennifer Silberman ahead of the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit organized this week by Making Cents International in Washington, D.C.

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About the author

  • Jennifer Silberman

    Jennifer Silberman is vice president for corporate responsibility at Hilton Worldwide. With over 20 years of experience in economic development, sustainability, human rights, women's empowerment and youth opportunity in the United States as well as Latin America and Africa, Silberman joined the hotel chain from APCO Worldwide, where she counseled Fortune 500 companies and global foundations on strategy and program design, measurement, stakeholder engagement, reporting and results-oriented philanthropy. She currently serves on the board of Pact.