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January 13th, 2022 · 3 min read

Looking back at 2021: Transforming businesses and enriching employee lives

2021 by the numbers

Better together: Joining forces to make an impact

Corporate partners

Academic partners

  • University of Virginia partnered with InStride to offer online bachelor’s degree completion and professional certificate programs to employees part of our network of corporate partners.
  • The University of Memphis joined InStride’s academic network to reach more corporations interested in sponsoring strategic workforce education for their employees.
  • Kingsborough Community College, a campus of the City University of New York (CUNY), will provide employees with no previous college experience with the opportunity to earn a debt-free associate degree, with the ability to automatically transfer into a CUNY bachelor’s degree program.

At a glance: Notable news and accolades

  • InStride joins OneTen coalition: Recognizing that the current system is not inclusive enough, OneTen has set out to change the way companies provide more equitable environments to drive better business outcomes and benefit all employees. As an endorsed talent developer, InStride will work in partnership with OneTen to broadly develop, retain and advance diverse and underrepresented talent with an explicit commitment to hire or promote Black individuals without four-year degrees. 
  • InStride Named “Overall EdTech Company of the Year” in 2021 EdTech Breakthrough Awards Program: EdTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market, selected InStride as the winner of its “Overall EdTech Company of the Year” award.
  • Noteworthy additions to InStride’s Advisory Board, including:
    Lynne Doughtie, Former Chair & CEO, KPMG
    Clarence Otis, Former CEO, Darden Restaurants
    Meg Whitman, Former eBay, Hewlett-Packard and HPE CEO

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