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Amazon at the Magic Breakfast, Willow Primary School Tottenham London N17 Teaching Assistant Rita Adu-Gyamf with Emily Carey and pupils with Amazon Kindles
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Amazon employees help fuel the next generation in India

The employees joined our fight against malnutrition and classroom hunger with The Akshaya Patra Foundation

Congratulations to John Dougherty and Laura Hughes: Winners of Oscar’s Book Prize 2018

John Dougherty and Laura Hughes announced as winner of Oscar’s Book Prize 2018 for children's book “There’s A Pig Up My Nose”.

Shining a spotlight on women in tech with the DevelopHER Awards

Our Cambridge Development Centre team are delighted to be supporting the DevelopHER Awards, an annual not for profit awards ceremony recognising women who work in the technology sector in East Anglia.

Meet Olivia and Charlotte: Two Cambridge students selected for our Women in Innovation Bursary

The Amazon Women in Innovation Bursary offers funding of between £3,500 and £7,500 per year to a female student attending one of the three universities neighbouring our three UK Development Centres in Cambridge, Edinburgh and London.

Our Edinburgh teams serve up a treat at first Magic Breakfast schools in Scotland

Our development centre and customer service centre teams visited St Joseph’s RC Primary and Broomhouse Primary to serve kids breakfast and give them a healthy start to the day, marking the start of our partnership with Magic Breakfast in Scotland.

Shortlist announced for this year’s Oscar’s Book Prize

Five children’s books were shortlisted today for the prestigious Oscar’s Book Prize, an annual programme showcasing the best under-fives book of the year. The prize is awarded in memory of Oscar Ashton and in partnership with Amazon, the London Evening Standard and the National Literacy Trust. Oscar Ashton was 3 and a half when he passed away from an undetected heart condition in December 2012. His parents, James Ashton and Viveka Alvestrand, launched the prize to commemorate him – a hunt for the best pre-school book of the year.

Welcoming local school children to our development centre in Cambridge to learn about Prime Air

Our Prime Air teams in Cambridge are playing an important role building our future delivery system designed to safely get parcels to customers in 30 minutes or less using small unmanned aerial vehicles, also called drones.

Celebrating the joy of reading with Oscar’s Book Prize

Set up by Oscar’s parents, James and Viveka, in tribute to his love of stories after he passed away at the age of three from an undetected heart condition, Oscar’s Book Prize has been backed by Amazon and the National Literacy Trust for two years running.

We’re helping bring Magic Breakfast to Scotland

Our support in Scotland includes funding breakfast clubs in primary and secondary schools neighbouring our development centre and customer service centre in Edinburgh, Prime Now site in Glasgow, and fulfilment centres in Dunfermline and Gourock.

Boosting STEM education across Cambridge

Cambridge LaunchPad was originally developed to inspire a love and fascination of engineering, science and technology in young people, and help educate them about the exciting career opportunities that exist in STEM.
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