Success Story: Barbara Miller

Barbara Miller took a four year break from her long career in marketing to care for her parents. When she was ready to return to work, Barbara completed a returnship at Trimble, where she now works full-time as a Global Marketing Communications Leader. Barbara talks about what she accomplished during her returnship experience, the support she received from Trimble and Path Forward, and what advice she has for future returners.   What…

Success Story: Varsha Munishwar

Varsha Munishwar took a three year break from her software engineering career to care for her children and spend more time with her family. When she was ready to return, Varsha learned about Path Forward returnship program. After reading several participant success stories on the Path Forward site, she was inspired to apply. She completed a returnship at VMware, where she now works full-time as a Software Engineer. Varsha talks…

Success Story: Aasavari Gokhale

Aasavari took a three-year break from her career in tech career to care for her family. When she was ready to return, Aasavari found out about Path Forward, and applied for a returnship at Red Ventures, where she now works full-time as a software engineer. She talks about her return to work experience, why she loved the flexibility of a returnship at Red Ventures, and the support she received from…

Success Story: Mei Wong

Mei Wong took a six and a half year break to support family moves to Taiwan, then to Austin, and to care for her children. She always planned to return to work, and when she was ready, Mei upskilled through a bootcamp and applied for a returnship at Momentive. She now works there as a full-time front-end developer, and talks about her returnship experience, and how Momentive supported her remote…

Success Story: Priti Khattar

Priti Khattar took a three year break from her engineering career to care for her daughter. When she was ready to return to work, Priti took the time to refresh her skills before applying for a returnship at Momentive, where she now works full-time as a senior software engineer. She talks about all the ways she prepared for her return to work, her returnship experience, and how Momentive helped her…

Success Story: Fatima Loumaini

“Right now I’m relearning how to be in the workforce again. This returnship is opening the door for me, it’s helping me to be more confident and comfortable in my job. And the thing is, I’m learning every day.” Collective Health interviewed Fatima for a blog article titled, “Meet the Collective: Hi Fatima!“. Read about her successful return-to-work journey and her thoughts on how employers can support women returning to…

Success Story: Wanda Chiu

After a 15-year career break, Wanda Chiu returned to her engineering career with a returnship at Cloudflare in 2016. Several years later, she started a new role at Mux. In this video, Tami Forman, Executive Director of Path Forward, asked Wanda why she encouraged Mux to start a returnship program. In short, Wanda has so enjoyed the supportive culture at Mux that she knows it will make the perfect landing…

Participant Spotlight: Richard Geohaghan

Company: Motorola Solutions Position: Project Manager Richard took a 3-year break from his long career in telemcommunications to care for his mother and newborn child. When he was ready to return, he completed a returnship at Motorola Solutions, where he now works full-time as a project manager. Richard tells us about his return to work experience, his favorite part of working remotely, and how his previous sales experience, as well…

Participant Spotlight: Rachna Pardeshi

Company: Allstate Position: Product Engineer Rachna took a break from her career in the Information Technology industry to support a family move to Mexico and to take care of her son. After five years, she was ready to return to work, Rachna completed a returnship at Allstate, where she now works as a Product Engineer. Rachna tells us about her return to work experience, and all the support that her…

Participant Spotlight: Matt Gasbarro

Company: Seeq Position: Senior Software Engineer Matt took a break from his software engineering career for five years to care for his newborn daughter. When she was ready to start preschool, he decided it was a great time to return to his career. Matt completed a returnship at Seeq, a software company that publishes advanced analytics applications for manufacturing companies, where he now works full-time as a senior software engineer.…