Life at AWS

Careers, culture, and community at AWS

Welcome to Life at AWS. These employee stories feature our amazing people sharing their perspectives, personal journeys, and insights on working at AWS. Explore the many ways our culture of innovation, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) efforts, and continual opportunities for career growth and professional fulfillment empower our team members to build the future they want at AWS.

Latinos at Amazon: building community, belonging, and career growth

Learn how the Latinos at Amazon affinity group is supporting employees with career development opportunities and inclusive programming to help make Amazon a premier employer for Latinos globally.

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The AWS global board president of the Families at Amazon affinity group, Heather Mellish, poses for a picture with her husband and four children while on vacation.

5 ways to rethink traditional career advice

Two AWS senior solutions architecture managers debunk some common career tips and share better advice for long-term professional growth


AWS VP Jay Shankar on how Amazon's Leadership Principles drive career growth and innovation

AWS's Vice President of Talent Acquisition shares her perspective on the Leadership Principles that shape our ability to innovate, deliver for customers, and empower employees to grow their careers


An AWS employee who is part of the LGBTQIA+ community holds up a sign that says "fearless"

LaDavia Drane: How we’re building inclusion at AWS

AWS's Director and Global Head of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (ID&E) shares her perspective on ID&E leadership, corporate values, and how building an inclusive workforce is benefiting customers around the world 

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