Bettina Stix, Amazon Senior Manager of Disaster Relief

By Amber Cortes

Bettina Stix, Amazon Senior Manager of Disaster Relief

Bettina Stix, Amazon Senior Manager of Disaster Relief. Photo provided by Amazon.

Growing up in Germany after World War II, Bettina Stix is familiar with how the impacts of disasters can create forced migration, exacerbate social divides, and cause economic distress—in fact, everyone on the small, four-person Disaster Relief by Amazon team comes from a refugee background.

“All of us are definitely in some way or form shaped by our parents’ and grandparents’ experiences of being on the move, and being threatened by disasters,” she says.

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