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Diversity, equity, and inclusion

We’re a company that brings a wide range of perspectives to inventing on behalf of our customers. These include race, ethnicity, gender, age, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, culture, language, and education, as well as professional and life experience. We’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Our diverse identities help define who we are as Amazonians

Our ability to innovate on behalf of our global customers and communities is dependent upon the skills, perspectives, and knowledge of people from all backgrounds. We believe that building a welcoming and inclusive culture is essential to people doing their best work, and what we can achieve as a company. We recruit individuals from diverse backgrounds and foster an inclusive workplace. We take steps to ensure employees have a sense of belonging, feel valued, and are able to succeed and thrive.

Building an inclusive culture

Our Leadership Principles

Amazon’s culture of inclusion is supported by our 16 Leadership Principles. These guide the way we work, and remind us to learn and be curious and earn trust.
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Careers at Amazon

We recruit people from diverse backgrounds and foster an inclusive workplace. Are you ready to come build the future with us?
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Entrepreneurial opportunities

We work to build long-term partnerships with vendors and sellers who share our vision of a more equal future that improves the lives of people everywhere.
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Our affinity groups

Amazon has 13 affinity groups, also known as employee resource groups. These groups bring people together across the company and around the world.

Amazon News

We strive to be a top employer for diverse talent, and to make Amazon a place where leaders from all backgrounds want to grow their careers. Representation at all levels is critical to reaching this goal. Learn more about our ongoing efforts.

Our workforce

We track the representation of women and underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities, because diversity helps us provide the best customer experience.
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Developing the best talent

To develop future talent, we’re committed to strategies that support K-12, higher education, and students who are underrepresented in tech.
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Empowering diverse entrepreneurs

Amazon’s diverse ecosystem enables sellers from all backgrounds to follow their passions and make a positive economic impact on their communities.
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