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Ardine Williams    

Vice President of Workforce Development at Amazon & US Army Veteran

Ardine Williams is Vice President of Workforce development for Amazon. In her role Williams advises teams and businesses across Amazon on talent attraction and development. Her work focuses heavily on accelerating Amazon’s upskilling initiative to retrain 300000 employees by 2025 including Career Choice which has helped thousands of Amazonians re-train for careers in high demand fields.

Previously Williams was Vice President of Talent Acquisition for Amazon Web Services (AWS) where she scaled the recruiting capability for Amazon's rapidly growing cloud computing business – including strengthening AWS' pipeline of military and veteran talent through innovative Department of Labor certified apprenticeship programs.

Williams has broad experience across the tech industry including leadership roles in product development and marketing corporate business development M&A and HR. Williams began her career as a commissioned officer in the US Army Signal Corps. She serves as a member of the Board of Visitors for the College of William and Mary.


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