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How did Amazon celebrate Pride Month 2019?

Pride Month is always an exciting time at Amazon – and this year we had plenty on offer for LGBT+ employees and allies.

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What is accessible design and why is it important?

Throughout May we were talking, thinking and learning about digital inclusion. Suzie Miller, Chair of Amazon’s People With Disabilities employee affinity group, explains why.

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Amazon recognised as Female Tech Employer of the Year 2019

The award by Women in Tech, a leading careers and advice outlet, is in recognition of Amazon’s dedication to helping women succeed in the technology sector.

Leaders are not always the ones who shout the loudest

Ramat Tejani grew up in East London, not far from the office where she now works. Brought up to believe passionately in the power of education, she’s one of a team of female ambassadors bringing their desire to “help people be the best version of themselves” to an ambitious new initiative designed to encourage a wider range of voices in tech.

From Refugee to Entrepreneur to Philanthropist: In conversation with Dame Shirley

Dame Shirley inspires the Amazon team in our Cambridge Development Centre with her inspirational life story as a leading woman working in technology.

Recognition for championing disability issues at the 2019 National Diversity Awards

Congratulations to our People with Disabilities employee group (AmazonPwD) and Suzie Miller, who have both been nominated for the 2019 National Diversity Awards – celebrating some of Britain’s most inspirational people and honouring the UK’s rich history of diversity and inclusion.

Our diverse economy needs innovative women

We are building on our existing diversity programmes to launch Amazon Amplify - a new programme designed to both further increase the number of women in tech and innovation roles across the UK business and help inspire the next generation of female innovators.

CEO of Code First: Girls joins Women@ for Changemaker Chat

Amali de Alwis joined members of Amazon Women@ for a talk on how women can forge exciting careers

Recognising LGBT+ talent and advocacy through OUTstanding and the Pink News Awards

Amazon’s Christon Mallett was named as one of 50 LGBT+ Future Leaders 2018 in the FT OUTstanding Role Models 2018 awards. The recognition followed a week after a night of celebration at the Pink News Awards, where Amazon sponsored the Third Sector Equality Award, won by the National Trust.

Celebrating Black History Month at Amazon

Throughout October, employees are celebrating Black History Month with a series of events and activities led by our Black Employee affinity group, BEN UK.
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