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Life at 2U

From organization-wide initiatives and office updates to employee spotlights and beyond, here’s a look at what’s happening inside 2U.

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67 Minutes Doing What We Can With What We Have

Learn how 2U Cape Town employees gave back and served their communities during Nelson Mandela Day 2022.

Jul 22, 2022·Suraya Hamdulay


On Empathy, Emotional Labor, and Allyship: Meet 2 Transgender Employees Dedicated to 2U’s Mission—and the Good Fight

Hear from Ren Dawe, an academic counselor and mentor based in Denver, and Michael Krüger, a learning designer based in Cape Town, on the joys and challenges of being part of the trans community and how they apply their passion, expertise, and unique insights to their roles at 2U.

Jun 16, 2022·2Q


Meet 3 Leaders of Our LGBTQIA+ Business Resource Network Who Promote a Culture of Belonging—and Thriving—at 2U

Learn how 2Q Global Chair Jess Samuels, Global Ambassador Mantedieng Mamabolo-Cunningham, and Advocacy Chair Collyn Messier strike that delicate balance between speaking and listening, educating and engaging, advocating and celebrating in their respective leadership roles at 2U.

Jun 8, 2022·2Q


28 Courses and LGBTQIA+ Employee Stories to Empower and Inspire You During U.S. Pride Month

For the month of June, we invite you to explore 2U-powered educational programs and perspectives from LGBTQIA+ employees across the company that, together, embody our call-to-action theme for this year’s U.S. Pride celebration.

Jun 1, 2022·2Q


Celebrating “representASIAN”: Meet Christine McEachern, a Senior Category Manager Who Found Resilience Through Community

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month, we chatted with Senior Category Manager Christine McEachern to learn how joining edX/2U helped her grow in her career and build community.


How My Korean-American Upbringing Helped Me Realize: The Right Time for Finding a Mentor Is Right Now

Finding a mentor can be pretty daunting—it’s challenging to know where to start. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started on your mentorship journey.

May 19, 2022·Jeenie Yoon


How 4 Veterans from the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines Bring Their Passion for Service to 2U

Get to know how Software Engineer John Ford, Vice President and General Manager John Ruzicka, Marketing Strategy Manager Chris Hubby, and Admissions Counselor JD Lader infuse their unique brand of passion and dedication into making a difference for students, educators, and our partners every day.

May 18, 2022·Mosaic


Celebrating “representASIAN”: Meet Sakahdi Cebrun, Enterprise Operations Specialist and Co-Chair of 2U’s Asian Pacific Islander Network

For Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month, learn how Sakahdi—who identifies as both Black and Japanese—is bridging and honoring her multicultural identities to inspire others.


Celebrating “representASIAN”: Meet 2U Cape Town’s Saaliha Jaffer, the Course Iterations Officer Who Stays True to Herself

In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month, we caught up with Course Iterations Officer Saaliha Jaffer. Learn about her experience at 2U and how she honors her heritage by bringing her authentic self to work.


Celebrating “representASIAN”: Meet Mel Lu, Senior Business Analyst and Co-Chair of 2U’s Asian Pacific Islander Network

For Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month, learn about Mel’s role at 2U and her new leadership position in our Business Resource Network for API employees, what this year’s heritage month theme of “representASIAN” means to her, and her advice for supporting the API community.

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