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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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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.


23 Courses and Employee Stories to Empower and Inspire You During Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month

May is API Heritage Month—so we invite you to explore these 2U-powered educational programs and perspectives from API employees that, together, emphasize our theme for this year’s celebration: “representASIAN.”


Education Is the Key to Progress—and Three South African Holidays This Season Remind Us of That

March through May each year, Human Rights Day, Freedom Day, and Workers’ Day are three holidays that lead South Africans to reflect on how far we’ve come in the struggle for freedom and equality—and the central role education has played in our country’s liberation.

Apr 29, 2022·Suraya Hamdulay


Doing What You Love is Good Food For the Soul: Meet Lauren Holliday, Managing Director of Open Courses and Marketplace

Get to know Lauren Holliday, 2U's managing director and edX's former vice president of product responsible for maintaining and advancing the "front door" to 2U.

Apr 27, 2022·Anant Agarwal


Meet Jalisa Greene, PCNet’s Global Vice Chair for Parents Who Advocates for Fellow Working Caregivers

Learn how Jalisa balances her work as an admissions counselor at 2U with raising her five-year-old son—and hear some of the greatest lessons she’s learned as a working caregiver.

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