Amazon Prime Now: Irvine Women's Event
- Prime Now Tech Leadership Networking & Speaker Event
Amazon Women in Tech Talk "Cocktails, Innovation, & The Art of Risk Taking" Mixer & Speaker Series
- WHEN: Thursday, October 26th | 6-9pm
- WHERE: Amazon Prime Now Office 40 Pacifica Irvine, CA – 14th Floor
Join Amazon Women in Tech for an evening of cocktails, innovation, and discussing the art of risk taking in your career in Irvine, CA hosted by Prime Now team.
In this Amazon Women speaker series & networking mixer we have invited top female engineers & leaders to talk about their work and their experience in the field and the secrets to how they got there. This panel session with leading women in tech will be an open discussion where they will share their experiences, insights, work, and research. Please join us to learn, network and have a night of fun!
Come mingle and network in our private event with leading Amazon Women in technology telling their Secrets to Success with Innovation and the Art of Risk taking in our Careers. Drinks and appetizers will be provided.
Help forge a better, more gender inclusive world by taking making a change that drives groundbreaking action and includes taking game-changing risks.
Come to discuss:
- How do we mentor and champion women together
- Share each other’s stories and recognize other women.
- Share risk taking strategies to take us to our next success
5:45pm - 7:15pm: Sign in and network cocktail hour
7:15pm - 7:45pm: Keynote Speaker
7:45pm - 8:15pm: Women in Technology Panel, with breakout speakers, moderated by Siobhan Neilland
8:15pm-8:45pm: More networking and cocktails
9pm: Say official good night
Please RSVP we look forward to having you! Food and Beverage will be provided, so come hungry and thirsty!
*Registering prior to this event is required in order to reserve your spot
Insights To Note For the Event:
Women Supporting Women:
The women before us and ahead of us on the path give us hope and encourage us. Most inspirational success stories in the business world are of Women or Men who have taken big risks that yielded life-changing results that had impact on our personal choices. These professionals have profoundly influenced our understanding of career development, and countless people have been moved by their strength and determination. Yet, for many professionals taking risks in their own careers is something that they approach with caution, hesitance or even simply avoid. In short, while many admire risk takers, few are comfortable taking the leap themselves.
This is where we step in and find our tribe of women to support and encourage us to take the risks and be the women we are intended to be on our journey.
Amazon has hundreds of millions of customers who benefit from diversity of thought. We are a company of builders who bring varying backgrounds, ideas, and points of view to decisions and inventing on behalf of our customers. Our diverse perspectives come from many sources including gender, race, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, culture, education, as well as professional and life experience. We are working to develop leaders and shape future talent pools to help us meet the needs of our customers around the world.
We believe that diversity and inclusion are good for our business, but our commitment is based on something more fundamental than that. It's simply right. Amazon has always been, and always will be, committed to tolerance and diversity. These are enduring values for us, which are reflected in our Leadership Principles, and nothing will change that. As we invest in global programs to accelerate our progress, we want to share some of our actions.
Host for the Event:
Amazon.com: This event brought to you in partnership with our Amazon on-Site Partners (Alexa, Amazon Game Studio, Amazon App Store, Amazon Fresh, and Personalization). We also want to say a special thanks to our Partner and the community of Mogul for all their dedication and commitment to give woman a voice and a platform to take action.
The Prime Now Tech team allows Amazon's customers to rethink online shopping and skip the trip to the store, by offering delivery of tens of thousands of items in 2 hours or less. This team develops the software that enables customers to order last minute gifts, medicine for a sick family member, [...]