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Diversity and Inclusion At Amazon

Amazon is a company of builders who bring varying backgrounds, ideas, and points of view to inventing on behalf of all customers.

Our diverse perspectives are enriched by many dimensions, including race, ethnicity, gender, age, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, culture, language, and education, as well as professional and life experience.

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and leveraging our unique perspectives to scale our impact and grow.

Visit our Diversity and Inclusion page to learn more.

Our Affinity Groups

With executive and company sponsorship, our affinity groups play an important role in building internal networks for career development and in reaching out to communities outside the company forums to enable Amazon employees to seek out and share diverse perspectives. Our ever-growing list of affinity groups includes:

  1. Amazon People with Disabilities
  2. Amazon Women in Engineering
  3. Asians@Amazon
  4. Black Employee Network
  5. Body Positive Peers
  6. Families@Amazon
  7. Glamazon
  8. Indigenous@Amazon
  9. Latinos@Amazon
  10. Warriors@Amazon
  11. Women@Amazon
  12. Women in Finance Initiative
Amazon Culture & Benefits

Amazon's mission is to be Earth's most customer-centric company. This is what unites Amazonians across teams and geographies as we are all striving to delight our customers and make their lives easier, one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Learn more about the Amazon culture here.

We use our Leadership Principles every day, whether we're discussing ideas for new projects, deciding on the best solution for a customer's problem, or interviewing candidates.

The perks of being an Amazon employee don't stop at collaborating with great people on exciting and innovative projects. We also offer a full range of benefits that support you and eligible family members, including domestic partners and their children. These benefits include health care coverage, ways to save for the future, and other resources to improve your well-being. Visit our Benefits page to learn more.

Company News

Visit our blog aboutamazon.com to stay up to date on the latest company news.

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