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2U's Business Resource Network for LGBTQIA+ Employees and Allies

2Q is 2U's employee-led Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual/Allies (LGBTQIA+) Business Resource Network (BRN). We serve as a strategic partner with 2U leadership to promote and support a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) across the company's global offices.

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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