Meet the Women Building the Future of Voice

Every day, developers around the world are creating magical voice experiences with Alexa. In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re excited to share stories from some of the inspiring women in our community who are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with voice and redefining the way we interact with technology.

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Jess Williams

Jess Williams, CEO of one of the UK’s first voice design agencies, urges more women to build with voice.

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Kesha Williams

As a seasoned IT professional, Kesha Williams proves Alexa has a place in business technology.

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Heather Luna

IT analyst and Alexa developer Heather Luna says a career in voice is within everyone's reach.

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Andrea Bianco

Smart home consultant Andrea Bianco helps homeowners create their dream home with voice.

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Akilah Bolden-Monifa

Akilah Bolden-Monifa cried tears of joy after building her first Alexa skill at age 60.

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Anna Perelman

Anna Perelman reimagines audio devices with voice, taking speaker design to a whole new level.

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April Hamilton

As one of the first Alexa developers, April Hamilton has become a noted authority on voice.

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Amy Stapleton

Amy Stapleton turns Alexa into an interactive storyteller to keep children engaged.

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Karen Wickert

Karen Wickert is a powerful force behind the Sonos One voice-enabled smart speaker.

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