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Adora Andy Jenkins

Vice President of Communications and Engagement, 2U, Inc.

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Adora Andy Jenkins is vice president of communications and engagement at 2U, Inc., an education technology company that partners with universities to build, deliver, and support their online degree programs. In this role, she oversees external communications and leads the company’s engagement with the media, technology and education influencers, and strategic partners. Jenkins also serves on Mosaic, a committee that advises 2U leadership on diversity and inclusion strategies. An accomplished public relations professional with more than 15 years of experience in communications and outreach, she has served as a media and political strategist, spokesperson, and journalist. Her previous leadership positions include senior vice president of external affairs at the Information Technology Industry Council, as well as several high-profile roles in the Obama Administration, including press secretary to former Attorney General Eric Holder and deputy associate administrator in the Office of External Affairs at the Environmental Protection Agency.