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At Amazon, we work with smart, passionate people who are building new products and services every day on behalf of our customers.
Our culture
Our Leadership Principles empower us to be owners and innovators while maintaining our customer centricity. We’re willing to take risks – innovating requires failing.

Conversations on race and ethnicity

Amazonians had authentic, honest conversations at our first CORE conference.

Blind since birth, writing code at Amazon since 2013

Michael Forzano said he has a good “mental map of the structure of the code,” which allows him to help colleagues and provide unique feedback to his team.

glamazon at Amazon: eighteen years of change

The year 1999 was a crucial one for LGBT people.

Empowering women: Amazon’s partnership with the Forté Foundation

Since 2014, Amazon has proudly served as a recruiting partner to the Forté Foundation– a non-profit focused on enhancing gender diversity among MBAs and helping women start careers in business and finance. Last month we were honored to further our relationship with the organization by hosting the 10th Annual Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference.

Amazon tops LinkedIn ranking

Amazon leads LinkedIn's 2018 Top Companies list, a measure of most sought-after employers.

Diversity at Amazon

Amazon has hundreds of millions of customers who can benefit from diversity of thought

Amazon earns perfect score from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation announced its annual Corporate Equality Index, a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.
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Thousands attend Amazon's ‘Bring Your Parents to Work Day’

Last Friday we hosted our second annual ‘Bring Your Parents to Work Day’ at our Seattle Headquarters. Thousands of employees showed their parents around campus and took part in activities including learning how to screen print at the Expressions art activity and a Prime Video screening of The Tick.

Human Rights Campaign honors Jeff Bezos with 2017 Equality Award

The Equality Award recognizes his long-standing support for the LGBTQ community.

Amazon hosts annual picnic in Seattle

Complete with nearly 40,000 attendees, robotics, hula hoop lessons, a petting zoo and 5,000 pounds of fruit
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