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  • Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020

    “I like to learn That's an art and a science” Katherine Johnson Equal rights for women has come a long way since the first International Women’s Day on March 8, 1908 First-wave feminism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries tackled discrimination on the basis of sex in many locations, on many...

  • Meet Udemy’s 2019 Interns!

    This article was written by summer intern Irene Suarez   From ping pong tournaments to Friday lunch outings, we interns made the most of our time here at Udemy With a total of twenty interns from all over the world, we learned and grew in personal and professional ways throughout the internship program,...

  • We’re Excited to Welcome Gregg Coccari as Our New CEO!

    We’re excited to welcome Gregg Coccari as our new CEO Gregg brings more than 30 years of leadership experience to Udemy and previously held CEO positions at Stella and Chewy’s, Futuredontics, NetQuote, and Teleflora We are happy to welcome Gregg as our new leader to further accelerate Udemy’s mission of...

  • Meet Udemy’s 2018 Interns

    Written by summer intern Jen Neary Ahh, time sure does fly when you’re having fun This summer, 12 students and recent graduates (myself included) were fortunate enough to intern at Udemy here in San Francisco Although the internship came and went in the blink of an eye, we formed connections that will last well...

  • Udemy Ranked the #1 Place To Work In the Bay Area

    We are thrilled to be recognized as the number one Best Place To Work in 2018 by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal! We’ve made the list for four consecutive years now, and it’s hard to beat this #1 feeling They say fourth time’s a charm, right We placed first in the...

  • Meet Udemy’s 2017 Interns, Part 2

    Corporate marketing intern Maggie is back with more fun facts about her fellow interns (and a fun fact about intern beverage consumption habits if you read till the end!) Today’s post completes our group of SF-based interns; stay tuned for an intro to our Dublin and Ankara teams Lana Dann University of...

  • Meet Udemy’s 2017 Interns, Part 1

    We are excited to welcome a new cohort of Udemy interns to spend the summer with us Without further ado, corporate marketing intern Maggie Troedson, who's guest blogging today, introduces us to the first batch (there are a lot of interns this year) You'll meet the rest, including our interns in Dublin and Ankara, in...

  • Meet Udemy’s Summer 2016 interns

    This special guest post comes from Srishti Jain, who’s interning with us for the second summer in a row Take it away, Srishti! Another summer, another fresh class of interns! I am back this summer on Udemy’s corporate marketing team and excited to become a contributor to our acclaimed blog and introduce my...

  • Eating the Dog Food at Udemy

    The expression “eating your own dog food,” popularized at tech companies, refers to employees using their company’s own products and services At Udemy, it means that, but it also speaks to the way we embrace lifelong learning as one of our foundational company values We talk a lot here about the power of...

  • First lesson for maintaining a healthy culture: Hands off

    By Lisa Haugh, VP of People and General Counsel This is my second year here at Udemy with us being nominated as a “best place to work” by the San Francisco Business Times Since my job title is VP of People and I head up our Employee Success team, you’d think I’d be exchanging high-fives all around Of...

  • Udemy’s “Most Influential Women”

    Udemy is lucky enough to work with not one, but two, of the Bay Area’s “Most Influential Women in Business”: Alexandra Sepulveda, deputy general counsel, and Claire Hough, senior vice president of engineering These two role models inspire us with their leadership, intelligence, and compassion day in and day...

  • Celebrating “Best Places to Work” 2016

    2016 has been off to a big start for the Udemy team -- we surpassed 10 million students, acquired Talentbuddy, simplified our pricing, and launched a new course-taking experience, just to name a few We’ve been busy making major strides toward delivering the best possible learning and teaching experiences to help...