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We Power Tech

We Power Tech is building a future of technology that is diverse, inclusive, and accessible. We are working with a global network of underrepresented technologists to provide access to the tech industry through trainings and platforms.

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"Amazon has always been, and always will be, committed to equal rights, tolerance, and diversity. And we firmly reject, and have zero tolerance for, harassment of any kind. We’re a company of builders whose diverse backgrounds, ideas, and points of view are critical to helping us invent on behalf of all our customers. But it’s not only that diversity and inclusion are good for our business. It’s more fundamental than that—it’s simply right. These are enduring values for us—and nothing will change that."

Jeff Bezos, Founder & CEO, Amazon.com

We Power Tech Grant

Applications are now open and will close on April 13th, 2020 at 12PM PT.

One way of supporting a future of tech that is diverse, inclusive, and accessible is through our We Power Tech Grant, which is geared toward underrepresented technologists in the first five years of their career. The Grant includes AWS re:Inforce 2020 registration, airfare, and hotel accommodations. Recipients will also be guided through two days of educational and entertaining activities to include, but not limited to:

  • We Power Tech Grant Orientation
  • Keynote Address
  • We Power Tech Session(s)
  • We Power Tech Lounge in the Security Learning Hub
  • We Power Tech Meet Up
  • We Power Tech Grant Closing Remarks

Applicant criteria


You must be 18 years old or older to apply.

To be eligible, you belong to a group that is currently underrepresented in the tech industry and be within the first five years of your technology career.

Employees or independent contractors of Amazon Web Services and any entity involved in any aspect of the We Power Tech Grant as well as government employees, officials, or representatives currently employed by state, local, or federal government agencies, departments, or institutions at any level, as well as employees of government-owned businesses such as state-owned telecommunications or newspaper companies, are ineligible for the We Power Tech Grant. Representatives from international organizations such as the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross, as well as representatives of political parties and candidates for government office, are also ineligible for the We Power Tech Grant.

Apply now – Domestic applicants

Apply now – International applicants

For more information and to see a schedule of the conference events, visit https://reinforce.awsevents.com/. For questions about the program, reach out to awsreinforce-support@amazon.com.