Vice President, Udacity Connect & Admissions – Udacity
Salwa Nur Muhammad is the VP of Admissions, and Udacity Connect, Udacity’s blended learning offering. She spearheaded the innovative UConnect initiative to combine the flexibility of online education with the rigor of in-person instruction to turbocharge the student experience.
Prior to leading UConnect, Salwa oversaw the expansion of Student Services, the largest team at Udacity, across five global offices. She specializes in international education and was the Program Director of International Internships and Careers at Wellesley College. She started her career in biomedical research in Boston, where she worked in outreach and securing private-public funding to scale preventative oral health care and education for at-risk children. Salwa received her Bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and a Master’s Degree in Technology, Innovation and Education from Harvard University. She has lived and worked in the Middle East, South Asia and East Africa.