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:
Shruti Katyal

UX Designer
Walmart Labs
Shruti Katyal took a five year break from her QA engineering job, during which she had two children and relocated with her family to California. When she felt ready to return to work, Shruti decided to make a pivot into UX. She completed a returnship at Walmart Labs, which prepared her for her current role as a UX Designer at Adobe. Shruti talks about her returnship experience, how she decided to make a career change, and how her QA experience has made her a better UX designer. 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