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Culture

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

Culture

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

News & Press

2U and edX University Advisory Councils

2U and edX today announced the creation of two university councils to guide the organization in its mission to unlock human potential through high-quality, affordable online higher education.

May 18, 2022·2U

Culture

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.

Culture

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.

Partner Spotlight

Learning at the Right Size and Right Time at Any Stage: 5 Organizations Successfully Embracing a Learner-Centric Approach

Learn how Ukraine’s Ministry of Education and Science, Spain’s Universitat Politècnica de València, Israel’s Campus-IL, and U.S.-based LabXchange and Starbucks Global Academy are leveraging Open edX—the open source platform that powers edX.org—to deliver great outcomes for learners across the globe.

May 12, 2022·Anant Agarwal

Insights

Tech Boot Camps Linked to Higher Pay, STEM Jobs for All Grads

A new Gallup-2U study shows all boot camp graduates surveyed reported making more money shortly after graduation than they were earning before–regardless of their race or ethnicity, gender, age, and whether they live in urban or rural areas.

May 10, 2022·Gallup

Partner Spotlight

With a Coding Boot Camp, This Former Stay-at-Home Mom Proved to Her Family “You Can Reinvent Your Life at Any Time”

After making a big move with her husband and going from retail jobs to banking to full-time stay-at-home mom, hear how Denise Stark discovered all the potential that the University of Denver Coding Boot Camp could unlock for a new and fulfilling career.

May 5, 2022·David Sutphen

Culture

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.

Partner Spotlight

Learn How 10 edX Grantees Will Teach the Unique, Essential Human Skills Needed for the Virtual Age

From digital teamwork to conflict management to emotional resilience, learn more about the edX grantees developing new courses to help learners navigate today’s increasingly remote and hybrid workplaces.

May 3, 2022·Anant Agarwal

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