Since our program began in 2016, Path Forward has supported more than 500 professionals as they restarted their careers after caregiving through a returnship. Each one has a unique return to work story, and many have shared their experiences with us. 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:

Zandra Otubamowo
Technical Program Manager
Zandra O. took a 3 year career break from her career in Nigeria to start a family, during which time she moved to the United States. When she decided to return to work, Zandra ran into the additional challenge of finding a career in a new country. She completed a returnship at Facebook in Fall 2020, and now works there as a Technical Program Manager. She talks about how the Facebook Return to Work Program provided support for her successful return, what advice she has for future returners, and how returning to work has made her feel more successful as both a professional and a parent. 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