AWS Public Sector Blog

Category: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Brazil, Colombia join the AWS Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance to tackle talent gap

In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the demand for skilled tech professionals continues to outpace the supply. This talent gap poses significant challenges for businesses across Latin America, with almost half of tech vacancies remaining unfilled due to a lack of qualified candidates. Addressing this challenge, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has expanded the Skills to Jobs Tech Alliance to Brazil and Colombia. This initiative aims to foster collaboration among employers, academic institutions, and governments, ensuring that academic curricula aligns with real-world demands of businesses.

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Celebrating women leaders: A Q&A with the CEO of Australia’s Digital Health Agency

In honour of Women’s History Month, Amazon Web Services (AWS) celebrates female leaders who inspire and empower women and girls in STEM. Their stories demonstrate technical excellence, leadership, collaboration, and mentorship – values that create an inclusive culture where all can thrive. The United Nations’ (UN) theme for this year’s International Women’s Day was “Invest […]

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AWS commits additional $20M to tackle health equity disparities through cloud technology

In 2021, Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched the AWS Health Equity Initiative as a three-year, $40 million commitment to help solve gaps in health equity. Today, AWS is announcing an additional $20 million in funding for the program, bringing the company’s total commitment to $60 million in cloud credits and technical expertise. Read this post to learn more.

Democratizing generative AI to inspire diverse innovation: Insights from AWS executive Dave Levy

Dave Levy, vice president of Amazon Web Services (AWS) worldwide public sector (WWPS), is an inspirational trailblazer who has devoted his career to helping customers realize technology’s potential for transforming their organizations and fulfilling their missions. In the fourth episode of AWS Behind the Cloud, I sat down with Dave

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Advancing generative AI and technology for good: Insights from AWS executive Dominic Delmolino

In the second episode of the AWS Behind the Cloud series, Dominic Delmolino, vice president of field technology and engineering for AWS worldwide public sector (WWPS) speaks on the big opportunities for generative AI, the importance of customer obsession in building long-term solutions for the public sector, and why it’s important, above all else, to make sure technology is used for good.

STEAM-empowered: AWS launches new skills and education programs to inspire cloud-curious students and empower girls, women across Virginia and beyond

AWS announced the launch of a new program, and the expansion of a second, to increase access to science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) educational programs and resources across Virginia and beyond. These are the most recent AWS community impact efforts that aim to increase access to tech tools and training while reducing barriers to students who are underrepresented and underserved.

Designing a biometric IoMT solution to support health equity with AWS ProServe

Healthcare organizations worldwide are embracing the concept of connective devices using the internet of medical things (IoMT). Logiksavvy Innovations (LSI) is a healthcare technology (HealthTech) startup that focuses on research and development (R&D) of innovative technologies that impact healthcare, self-care, and the community. LSI set out to develop an IoMT solution with the capability to detect and prevent critical health events. Working with AWS through the Health Equity Initiative, LSI collaborated with AWS ProServe to develop a viable proof-of-concept with the AWS Cloud.

Preparing students and building confidence for lifelong learning with AWS is an early education nonprofit committed to advancing equity and excellence for young learners. provides personalized programs for learners from pre-kindergarten to second grade, and support services for families and educators so the adults in a child’s life can help them reach their full potential. To deliver these educational resources to families and children, uses AWS.

Supporting health equity with data insights and visualizations using AWS

In this guest post, Ajay K. Gupta, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of, explains how healthcare technology (HealthTech) nonprofit uses geospatial artificial intelligence and AWS to develop solutions that support improvements in healthcare and health equity around the world.

Addressing the intersection of climate change and health with new Halcyon fellowship: Apply now

Climate change is a significant factor in many health-related issues, from the increase of pest-related illness, to food scarcity, access to clean air and water, and beyond. Recognizing the power the cloud has to amplify technologies that mitigate many of these issues, AWS is sponsoring a new fellowship with Halcyon, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit supporting impact-driven startups. Designed for entrepreneurs seeking to build climate resilience across Latin America and the Caribbean, the Halcyon Climate Resilience Intensive Fellowship aims to combat the compounding effects of climate change on poverty, food insecurity, health disparities, and displacement.