Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project

Pathways to Professionalism promote opportunities for Jordanian youth

10 Oct 2019

Nisreen Ramahi and Omar Diab are two Jordanian youths who have received training and improved their career prospects through the Pathways to Professionalism scheme.

A resident of Amman, 25-year-old Nisreen Ramahi is a Jordanian youth who took part in the Pathways to Professionalism training program to better herself and improve her skills. Click here to learn more about how Pathways improved her career prospects.

A resident of Aqaba, 27-year-old Omar Diab is a Jordanian youth working in the hospitality sector. An employee of the Movenpick Hotel in Aqaba, Omar was able to take part in the Pathways to Professionalism training program to better himself and improve his skills. Click here to learn more about how Pathways improved his career prospects.

Initiated by the USAID Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the Vocational Training Corporation, Pathways to Professionalism was designed as a labor market initiative to respond to the challenges faced by Jordan’s hospitality industry in employing skilled workers. Offering on-the-job training for hotel employees in food production, housekeeping, and food and beverage service, the program provides learners and trainees with the opportunity to advance their professional development while continuing to work.

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