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American Experience Foundation

Inspiring the next generation of hospitality leaders

The American Experience Foundation (AEF) enriches the lives of students through inspirational travel experiences and educational opportunities to cultivate the next generation of hospitality industry professionals and leaders. AEF invests in young people in our community, supporting their career and college readiness.


Learn more about what we do in our 2022 Annual Review or click here to learn how to get involved.


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AEF News

AEF News Homepage

March News

Mass Media students run the AEF Recording Studio

February News

Field trips are back! From sports to culinary, we explored it all!

January News

Hospitality celebrates the holidays with Academy students

December News

The 2022 Annual Review is launched!

November News

AEF's 2022-23 interns create new TikTok and Instagram channels

October News

A summer of sustainability with Career Ready Interns and more

August News

Training our educators, welcoming a new Academy and more

July News

A summer of celebration with AEF alumni and July 4th

June News

Meet the 2022 AEF scholarship winners and more

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