Nirmeen started her career in higher education 16 years ago, working as an Enrollment Advisor for online programs. She quickly rose through the ranks at Embanet, led the Student Recruitment team, launched new partnerships with academic partners and managed partner relationships. She joined Keypath Education in January 2014.
Nirmeen loves building things from the ground up. “If you don’t dream big, you’re not going to accomplish great things,” she says. Nirmeen is a dreamer, but she’s also a doer with a passion for online education and partner relationships. She is integral to Keypath Education's mission of expanding global access to quality online education.
- National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
“We are not just providing a service but creating access to quality education. That motivates me to do my best work every day.”
What do you bring to Keypath Education as the Group President Online Program Management?
I came to Keypath Education with 13 years of experience in online education, and specifically within the higher education field. I have had the opportunity to work with a large number of top-tier universities and launch more than 100 online degree programs. My background includes experience in online program development, onboarding new academic partners, enrollment management, and strategy development for long-term partnerships. I have built various functions and partnerships from the ground up and have a deep understanding of factors that drive results.
How do you measure your success?
Success is measured by our performance for academic partners and our effectiveness in working as a true extension of their teams.
What’s your personal motto?
Do not fear if the path is unclear, have faith in your journey!
What excites you about higher education?
Having the opportunity to make an impact and help change lives. Creating opportunities for people who value education – regardless of their location, age or circumstances – has great meaning for me. I have personally recruited hundreds of students into their programs of choice and have received numerous commendations for helping students make the right academic and professional decisions. We are not just providing a service, but creating access to quality education. That motivates me to do my best work every day. It’s rewarding to see the results.
What’s the one hobby you couldn’t live without?
Reading suspense and thriller novels!