Amazon Web Services’s $750,000 ID&E Innovation Fund Will Create More Employment Opportunities For Women In STEM

Amazon Web Services (AWS) publicly announced the second round of its Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (ID&E) Innovation Fund this week. During this round, the ID&E Fund will award $750,000 in micro-grants this year, with the goal of reaching 25,000 underrepresented individuals through a range of social impact organizations.

During its previous (first) year, the ID&E Fund supported projects nominated by AWS employees around the world, ranging from the U.S. and United Kingdom to Singapore and Israel. Many of the funded projects had themes such as training more women to code or promoting STEM to underrepresented students.

One recipient of the ID&E Fund grant is the

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