Dari DeSousa is a long time Hospitality Human Resources Professional. She works for Marriott International and is based in San Diego as a Senior Work Environment Manager addressing workplace issues in the San Diego and the California Desert markets. Her focus areas are: Employee Engagement, Labor Relations and Leadership Development.
Dari is currently the Treasurer of the San Diego Hospitality Human Resources Association where she has been an active Board member since 2007 also having served as Vice President and President.
Dari received Marriott’s Spirit to Serve award in 2007 which recognizes significant efforts dedicated to community service and she is on Marriott’s Children’s Miracle Network Advisory Board representing the San Diego Business Council. Dari received Marriott's Excellence in Leadership award in 2016 which recognizes top HR Talent for innovative work.
Dari is currently teaching Talent Acquisition and Capstone as a part of the SDSU CES Human Resources Certificate Program which is a program she completed in 1998 as a student