Since our program began in 2016, more than 500 women and men have restarted their careers after caregiving through a Path Forward returnship. Each one has a unique return to work story, and some of our alumni have shared their experiences in our Participant Spotlight series or with their employers. Ready to get inspired? Here are their stories.

Read returnship success stories in:
Engineering | Finance, Operations, and Human Resources | Sales and Marketing | Product and Project Management | Customer Support | IT, Design, and UX

Newest Success Story:
Swati Sapar

Senior Back-End Software Engineer

Swati Sapar took a two-year break from her software engineering career to take care of her kids. She always planned to return to work, and felt ready when her youngest child started elementary school. Swati completed a returnship at Netflix, and now works there full-time as a Senior Back-End Software Engineer. She talks about her return-to-work experience at Netflix, how she slowly ramped up responsibilities during her returnship, and why it’s important to narrow down your job goals. Read her story here.


Success Stories in Engineering

Success Stories in Finance, Operations, and Human Resources

Success Stories in Sales and Marketing

Success Stories in Product and Program Management

Success Stories in Customer Support

Success Stories in IT, Design, and UX