Bettina Stix, Director, Right Now Needs and Disaster Relief, Amazon
Bettina Stix joined Amazon in 1999. Her career at Amazon started as a books editor. She led international website teams for both Germany and France, was responsible for Global Policy in Customer Service and the expansion and benefits program for Amazon Prime. In 2017, she started Disaster Relief as part of Amazon’s newly formed Amazon in the Community team.
In her role, Bettina oversees Amazon’s philanthropic programs for Disaster Relief by Amazon as well as Right Now Needs which seeks to eliminate the impossible choices between food and rent, healthcare or school supplies for families and children in need. Her desire is to leverage Amazons products, logistics and ingenuity to make a difference for our communities around the world.
Bettina is a board member of Farestart, a local Seattle non-profit, that transforms homeless, hunger and poverty into human potential. She has a PhD in Comparative Literature and an MA in History from the University of Stuttgart.