BETHESDA, MD.—Marriott International has been recognized by LATINA Style Inc. as one of the top 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the United States, in the LATINA Style 50 Report for 2017. Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, the annual report sets the standard for identifying corporations that are providing the best career opportunities for Latinas in the country.
The LATINA Style 50 Report identifies the best companies that offer Latinas opportunities to develop and grow in their career. LATINA Style Inc. evaluated over 800 top corporations through an extensive survey and evaluation process. To view the full LATINA Style 50 Report, visit LATINA Style.
“Marriott is honored to receive this recognition,” said David Rodriguez, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer. “As a global hospitality leader, it’s vitally important to have a welcoming environment for all of our associates. We recognize that providing opportunities to create a diverse and inclusive environment strengthens our culture and provides a competitive advantage. We are grateful for this distinction and will always strive to be the employer for all.”
Marriott was the first hospitality company to establish a formal diversity and inclusion program more than 25 years ago. The company’s multifaceted focus on diversity and inclusion enables it to attract and retain a range of diverse talent, including Latinas.
Marriott has consistently championed diversity and inclusion. The company has been recognized for its talent development programs in the past and has landed on several “Best Places to Work” lists including LATINA Style Company of the Year, DiversityInc Top 10 Companies for Diversity and Black Enterprise 50 Best Companies for Diversity. The company has also scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and has placed on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list each year since its inception in 1998. Marriott also partners with the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, the National Hispanic Corporate Council and UnidosUS. Similar recognitions have been received in countries across the globe.