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.
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.
New guidelines include best practice on issues such as the correct use of names and pronouns and restroom accessibility, were created with Amazon employees from across the company with the aim of supporting transgender staff and their allies.
Members of glamazon, our affinity group that provides networking and mentoring support for LGBT+ employees, attended the OUTstanding Gala dinner last night in London to recognise and celebrate LGBT+ and straight ally role models from around the world.
Stonewall is the largest LGBT rights charity in Europe, currently working with over 700 of the world’s leading organisations to create fully inclusive workplace environments by integrating diversity and inclusion into all parts of the business.