Amazon India Launches ‘rekindle 2.0’ to Help Women Resume their Corporate Careers

Amazon rekindle program was first introduced as a pilot in 2016 and now it has has been relaunched with new features and benefits. rekindle 2.0 is designed as a launchpad for women who have had an extended absence from work for a period of more than 12 months due to any circumstances. This program includes Structured on-boarding, focused mentoring & on-the-job learning and being launched across a variety of tech and non-tech roles including working on live projects across different functional areas.

Amazon rekindle Program in India
Amazon rekindle Program

As a part of the program, Amazon will facilitate peer learning circles that will help with specific skills gaps while offering roles and assignments that empowers them to perform effectively on the job. rekindle is open to any woman candidate who has taken a minimum of 12 months career break and has prior experience that matches job requirements for the identified positions. Once the selected candidates are on-boarded, Amazon will help them get assimilated into the Amazon culture with the rekindle orientation program.

Commenting on the announcement,  said, Deepti Varma, Director, HR, India and Middle East, Amazon said, “A diverse workforce is integral to the growth of the company and the growth of the economy. It fosters new ways of thinking, innovation and reaching out to a wider range of customers and growing your business. We are consistently driving mechanisms to engage, retain and develop the best builders of all backgrounds at Amazon. While we have women taking in key roles across the organizations, there is always a need to create more opportunities across our businesses and leadership roles. Through unique initiatives like rekindle 2.0, we are providing an opportunity to women who were on a career break to resume their corporate careers through structured on-boarding, focused mentoring and on the job learning.”

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