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  • Honoring Black History Month with transparency

    In September of 1915, Harvard-trained writer and historian Carter G Woodson and minister Jesse E Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), to highlight the accomplishments of people from the African and Black diaspora In 1926 the group sponsored Negro History Week, choosing...

  • Who We Are At Udemy

      At Udemy, we’re working toward an important goal to provide flexible, effective skill development that empowers organizations and individuals We care a lot about executing on this and how we achieve this Our values guide how we do business and interact with each other, our instructors, our students, and our...

  • #LifeAtUdemy Spotlight: Meet Our Global Customer Success Team

    Our customer success team creates thoughtful solutions to best support our customers’ unique needs As our team continues to expand worldwide, we sat down with five teammates to talk about their roles, the impact they make and how they’ve grown their careers at Udemy Meet Stephen Macko, a manager for commercial...

  • Intentional Impact: A Recap of Udemy at AfroTech

    This past November, we sponsored AfroTech’s first live conference in the past two years AfroTech is the largest Black tech conference, with a global community of over 20,000 Black professionals working in or seeking to work in tech Attendees participated in curated events and programming focused on culture,...

  • Behind the Scenes of Udemy Business’s Success

    This piece was originally written by Eva Roethler on Built In “Hey, dude, I’m not trying to be weird, but can I shake your hand” the stranger asked Philip Louis De Coy II The unknown figure held out his palm in expectation It was 2019 The two were standing in the parking lot of Beep’s Burgers, a...

  • From Workplace Ops to Support: How Nino Grew His Career at Udemy

    As a learning company, we’re always offering ways for our employees to pick up something new From UDays and free Udemy courses to stretch projects and learning stipends, our people use their curiosity to grow Our favorite part When they grow with us Hear from Nino Villamor, Customer Experience Analyst in San...

  • How Udemy is driving impactful change for BEDI

    At Udemy, we’re committed to building a workplace of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) As part of our ongoing journey, we’re creating our own high standards to align our people on this important mission and we’re thrilled to share updates about our progress with you Underscoring Belonging DEI has been...

  • Why Udemy Is the Place to Work for People Who Love Learning

    This piece was originally written by Kim Conway on Built In Curiosity is a powerful quality At Udemy, a leading global learning company, curiosity is not only present in the company’s mission to improve lives through learning, but it’s also a core pillar that feeds into the team’s collective learning...

  • Interviewing at Udemy

    As an ever-scaling organization spanning from Engineering to Sales, Recruiting to Customer Success, we’re always on the scout for superb candidates to join us on our vision to improve lives through learning! The interview process at Udemy is well rounded, thoughtful and we do a lot of work to offer everyone a...

  • Pride at Udemy: It’s not trivial (but there is trivia)

    When I started at Udemy in 2016 in San Francisco, I did what most people do when they join a new group — I looked for my people  Someone on my hiring panel must have had my number, because I didn't have to look far There was a board game night my first week, a karaoke outing my second, and I quickly found a...

  • 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...