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  • Udemy Instructor Spotlight: Alicia Paz

    Alicia Paz, MA is a therapist, DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) coach, and Udemy instructor She’s no newbie to the platform, as Alicia has been teaching on Udemy since 2013 Her dedication to providing students access to mental health coping skills goes so far as finishing the script for her second Udemy...

  • Udemy Instructor Spotlight: Amani Abbas

    A passionate teacher and coder, Amani Abbas has five courses on Udemy with nearly 2,000 students, but, as you’ll read below, her ambition and impact go far beyond our platform She’s using her expertise to help more Arab women learn about programming and launch their own careers Name: Amani Abbas Location:...

  • Udemy Instructor Spotlight: Marwa Radwan

    Marwa Radwan is a programmer and teacher in Cairo with seven Udemy courses on topics including Python, WordPress, Java, and more She earned her bachelor’s degree in computer science and is a mentor at almentorcom too Her next course will be about JavaScript Name: Marwa Radwan Location: Cairo, Egypt When...

  • Udemy Instructor Spotlight: Krista King

    Udemy instructor Krista King has been a math geek since she was an 8-year-old Read more below about how Krista went from tutoring in college to teaching full-time on Udemy     Name: Krista King Location: I’ve moved around a lot, but I currently live outside of Indianapolis, Indiana   When...

  • Udemy Instructor Spotlight: Bonnie Schulkin

    Udemy instructor Bonnie Schulkin has always learned by teaching As a Udemy student looking, to no avail, for a React Testing course, she naturally decided to learn the subject by creating a Udemy course Read more below about Bonnie's experience teaching online for the first time! Name: Bonnie...

  • Udemy Instructor Spotlight: Isaac Rudansky

    Thirty-five thousand instructors teach on Udemy That’s a lot of instructors That’s a lot of people with expertise, knowledge, and stories under their belts We want to hear more about ‘em So, we are launching a new blog series featuring instructor profiles, starting with four-course instructor Isaac Rudansky...

  • Practice (Activities) Makes Perfect: An Interview with Imtiaz Ahmad

    As much as Udemy is about helping students learn from the best instructors, the truth is we’re constantly learning from them too Take Imtiaz Ahmad He’s a bit of a superstar in the Udemy instructor world He was recently recognized at Udemy LIVE, our annual instructor conference, for his use of practice...

  • “Cop Gone Yogi” Uses Online Teaching to Help People Find Healing

    Who doesn’t love a good story of self-reinvention We’ve certainly seen our share among Udemy students and instructors alike There’s the Brazilian lawyer who became an app developer, the Egyptian civil engineer who pivoted to sports management, the New York actor who turned into a startup CEO, and many more...

  • Goal Setting 101 from Experts Joeel and Natalia Rivera

    The new year is just around the corner, which makes it the perfect time to set plans and goals for 2018 We all know resolutions sometimes fail, so we wondered, what makes a well-set plan and how can you ensure you follow it We tapped Udemy instructor duo and motivation experts Joeel and Natalie Rivera for their top...

  • Get Your House In Order! Tidying Guru Marie Kondo is Now On Udemy

    Best-selling author and organizing expert Marie Kondo has launched her first Udemy course, "Tidy Up Your Home: The KonMari Method," and there are no more excuses for having unwanted clutter in your life Kondo has become an international phenomenon since introducing her KonMari method, “a way of life and a state of...