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Fiona McDonnell
06
Nov

In Her Shoes: Fiona McDonnell | Director, Beer, Wines & Spirits, EU, Amazon

  Fiona has over 25 years in the consumer products industry, working for large brands including Kellogg’s, Kraft Jacobs Suchard, Nike and McCormick (Schwartz, Thai Kitchen, and Kamis). She joined Amazon in 2015 as Director of Toys, and took responsibility for Amazon’s European Beer, Wine and Spirits business at the end of 2016. Fiona has...
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13
Sep

HeForShe: Simon Johnson | Director, Media at Amazon

Simon Johnson, Director, Media, Amazon share his story about why he is in support of the HeForShe campaign. Why do you support the HeForShe campaign? For example – do you have a daughter or have you witnessed the benefits that diversity can bring to a workplace? Gender equality is something I feel passionate about. In...
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07
Sep

HeForShe: Graeme Smith | Managing Director, Edinburgh Development Centre at Amazon

Graeme Smith, is the Managing Director, Edinburgh Development Centre at Amazon. Here he shares why he is in support of the HeForShe campaign. Why do you support the HeForShe campaign? I support the HeForShe campaign because diversity is not only fair, it’s good for business. At Amazon, we aim to be Earth’s most customer-obsessed company....
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15
Dec

Recommended Reads | Unshakeable You: Overcome and Heal from Domestic Violence – Victoria Awale Griffith

Victoria Awale Griffith has released a new book to help women and girls heal their hearts, discover their purpose, become emotionally free, be empowered to be all they can be, and start creating and living the life they truly deserve. In the process, they will uncover their “Unshakeable Factor”—become capable of handling whatever life throws...
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08
Sep

Amazon launch Women in Innovation bursary to encourage women into tech

Online giant Amazon has launched a new bursary to encourage more women into careers in technology. The Women in Innovation aims to help young women from less advantaged backgrounds fulfil their ambitions of a career in innovation and technology. They will be introduced at Churchill College, University of Cambridge and King’s College London. For this...
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01
Nov

Best gifts to buy female relatives for Christmas

Take a look at the goodies WeAreTheCity believe are the top 10 gifts many women would love to find under the Christmas tree this year. Sleep in rollers £30 Mega bounce gift set Our Mega Bounce Gift Set is perfect for every Roller Queen. Gift set contains: 10 Mega-Bounce Sleep-In Rollers 10 Original Sleep-In Rollers...
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06
Jan

In Her Shoes | Paula, Simulation Engineer

Paula is an experienced Simulation Engineer at Amazon (Liquavista) in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. She received her Master Degree from both, the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the TU-Braunschweig Germany in Chemical Engineering in 2001, before becoming part of the Research and Development department at Volkswagen AG in Wolfsburg, Germany. In 2003, after this international experience, Paula returned...
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06
Jan

Meet Vivette | Marketing Manager for Device Content and Publishing, EU in Luxembourg

“Online Marketing in the Kindle device team is fast-paced, challenging and incredibly rewarding.” “I love that each day is different from the next and the feeling of the team coming together to find creative solutions in the quickly changing online marketing space. On top of that we are working with cutting-edge technology, introducing innovative products...
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