Attendee guide: All Builders Welcome
All Builders Welcome bridges the gap between the current status quo and the future of tech by elevating marginalized voices, magnifying innovative contributions, and building an environment where we see underrepresented groups in tech reflected in the cloud.
Powerful content, impactful stories.Hear from our global community of builders who are using the power of tech to reinvent their businesses, better serve their customers, and improve our world. Look out for sessions with the Diversity & Inclusion tag to learn from AWS Partners, experts, and customers about inclusion and accessibility in technology.
AWS All Builders Welcome Lounge
Join us in the AWS All Builder Welcome Lounge in the Expo to connect with a global network of builders, leaders, and allies and dive deeper into the importance of diversity and inclusion in the cloud during our daily lounge takeovers.
- Monday 4:00 – 7:00 PM Connect with AWS Education Programs and Emerging Talent Pipelines to learn how you can hire early-career cloud talent from underrepresented groups. Meet All Builders Welcome sponsors making an impact in diversity and inclusion.
- Tuesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Engage directly with organizations supporting underserved communities alongside the AWS Global Social Impact, Nonprofits, and ID&E Community Engagement teams during #GivingTuesday
- Wednesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Learn what it means to practice allyship from Amazon Affinity Group leaders, and how AWS creates a culture of inclusion from the AWS Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity team.
- Thursday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Learn how Black and Women startup founders from the AWS Impact Accelerator, a program dedicated to building a more equitable future, are using AWS to transform their businesses and disrupt the status quo
AWS All Builders Welcome Meetups
Join Amazon Affinity Groups in the All Builders Welcome Lounge to connect with global leaders and members, learn more about key initiatives driving support for underrepresented technologists, and network with fellow re:Invent attendees.
Wednesday, All Builders Welcome Lounge in Expo:
- LGBTQIA+ Meetup 2:30 – 3:15 PM
- Veterans Meetup 3:15 – 4:00 PM
- Indigenous in Tech Meetup 4:00 – 4:30 PM
- Black in Tech Meetup 4:30 – 5:15 PM
- Latinos in Tech Meetup 5:15 – 6:00 PM
AWS All Builders Welcome Reception
- Wednesday, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
- Mercato at Venetian
Join Amazon Affinity Groups and the AWS Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity team as we celebrate inclusion and diversity in tech. Network and build community in a safe space with fellow technologists creating paths for diversity to be reflected in the cloud and unwind with music from DJ Meel.