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  • Further Embedding Belonging, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (BEDI) at Udemy

    Earlier this year we shared a few of our Belonging, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (BEDI) initiatives These initiatives included our employee resources groups (ERGs), our self identification initiative, Be Represented, and our BEDI Council We’re excited to share an update on our progress to further embed BEDI...

  • Udemy Announces Partnership with South Africa’s First National Bank

    Udemy is excited to announce our partnership with First National Bank, one of South Africa’s largest banks that serves over nine million customers First National Bank customers now have access to hundreds of global courses from Udemy  First National Bank is a resource for their customers and, through their...

  • We’re proud these organizations teach with us

    Diversity and inclusion don’t happen on their own They need good partners  That’s why we’ve joined with organizations like Black Women Talk Tech and Blacks in Technology to bring new instructor voices to our course collection While we believe online learning has been key to breaking down many barriers to...

  • Udemy’s response to the conflict in Ukraine

    We are shocked and saddened by the conflict in Ukraine, and condemn the actions of the Russian government We stand in solidarity with Ukraine, and we hope for a swift resolution to ensure the safety of people across Eastern Europe  Udemy is committed to complying with all applicable sanctions and restrictions...

  • Black Excellence in Business

    Udemy celebrates diversity every day In honor of Black History Month we invite you to pause and reflect upon the brilliance of the Black community and culture The Black Employee Network, Udemy’s employee resource group for Black identifying individuals, established the Black365 initiative to celebrate the...

  • The History of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

    “HU… You Know” is a rallying cry that denotes those of us who attend or attended the Howard University As an alumna, I love my alma mater Attending a school that strived to drive Black excellence was one of the best decisions and best experiences of my life Yet many people do not know the history of this and...

  • Belonging, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Udemy

    DEI stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion  At Udemy, we added a “B” for Belonging - creating, “BEDI” We made this addition because we want to nurture a diverse environment where everyone is treated equitably, and not only feel included, but also feel like they belong Dr Verna Myers, a DEI...

  • Meet our latest Social Impact Partner, Sentinels of Freedom

    On Veteran’s Day, Udemy is humbled to announce the Sentinels of Freedom (SoF) as our latest Social Impact Partner to help  severely wounded post-9/11 veterans (referred to as Sentinels) identify and achieve the skills they need to build long-lasting and successful careers in their chosen discipline The SoF...

  • A new day, a new era

    On the morning of October 29, 2021, Udemy officially became a publicly traded company What started in a small Turkish village with a boy’s search for help with mathematics and chess became a new listing on the Nasdaq stock exchange, joining the likes of Apple, Tesla, and other pioneering companies Among the...

  • Introducing the Udemy Instructor Partner Program

    Udemy would not be the global learning destination that it is today without the more than 65,000 dedicated instructors that use our platform to prepare learners, businesses, and governments for whatever comes next  We are always listening to and exploring new ways to invest in our instructor community in order...

  • Welcome to our brand-new brand

    As a platform made to connect instructors and learners around the world, Udemy has always been about bringing people together With our new brand, we’re taking it a step further From the way we speak to the way we look, it all goes back to our mission to create new possibilities by opening knowledge to all, from...