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 | Product and Project Management | Other Tech Roles | Sales and Marketing | Customer Support | Operations and Human Resources

Newest Success Story: 
Michelle Hopkins
Financial Analyst

Michelle Hopkins worked in finance across three countries and opened a women’s clothing store before taking a break to take care of her son. After over two years out and a family move to Seattle, she was ready to start a new chapter in her career. Michelle completed a returnship at Amazon, after which she was hired full-time as a Financial Analyst. She talks about her returnship experience, how she made the transition back to work easier on herself and her family, and all the ways her auditing and entrepreneurial skills have translated into her new career. Read her story here.

Success Stories in Engineering

Success Stories in Product and Program Management

Success Stories in Other Tech Roles

Success Stories in Sales and Marketing

Success Stories in Customer Support

Success Stories in Operations and Human Resources