Founded by MIT scholars, it is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to generate effective strategies, offer practical support, and increase public understanding of the challenges facing professionals in career transitions.
Additional Programs For Women
Co-founded in 2007 by Carol Fishman Cohen (MBA '85), iRelaunch produces innovative products and services for professionals seeking to return to work after a hiatus and for employers recruiting from this talent pool. iRelaunch works with employers, professional associations, university alumni organizations and relaunching professionals through its consulting, coaching and public speaking practices. The full-day iRelaunch Return-to-Work Conference brings together educated professionals seeking to re-enter the workforce and premier employers eager to engage with that talent pool.
Après is a digital recruiting platform that connects highly-educated and accomplished women looking to return to the workforce with companies seeking the talent and diversity this demographic brings. Après offers members the tools they need to successfully navigate their re-entry into the workforce, including original content, online tutorials and vetted career coaches. Most importantly, Après features a curated job market with a variety of job types across a range of sectors. Après has provided a discount code to HBS alumnae for 3 months free premium membership. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the code.
Founded by an HBS alum, ReBoot gets women current, connected, and confident to return to work and pursue new goals. They are headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, but offer their accelerator programs in New York City, Chicago and Seattle. ReBoot also offers an extensive job board with diverse, full-time, part-time and remote roles.
Co-founded by HBS alumnae, Lisa Skeete Tatum ('98) and Sheila Marcelo ('98), Landit offers a personalized playbook for women seeking to move their career forward. Whether you are looking to transition to a new opportunity, re-enter the formal workplace, or take their career to the next level, Landit provides resources to help women achieve career fulfillment. After answering a series of questions about your preferences and experiences, Landit provides a list of curated jobs, helps you define your personal brand, and offers additional professional development resources.
"Where smart moms help each other find flexible careers." Provides a forum for women looking to return to work with a flexible schedule. They have a research tool where moms can learn more about companies' maternity leave policies, number of female employees, etc.
Mom Corps' CEO, Allison O'Kelly, is an HBS alumna (MBA '99). Mom Corps is a professional staffing and career development firm. Specializes in high-level accounting, legal, marketing and IT services on a special project or contract basis. Since 2005, Mom Corps has placed thousands of professionals in flexible positions in companies across the United States.
On-Ramps is a recruiting and consulting firm specializing in workplace innovation, and placing candidates in full-time, part-time and project-based assignments.
Path Forward offers returning professionals the opportunity to restart their careers with companies that appreciate the skills they offer, the perspective they provide, and the contributions they can make. Through mid-career internship opportunities, women (and men) who want to return to the workforce after pausing for caregiving are given the opportunity to forge a path forward.
PowerToFly connects accomplished female talent with companies that recognize how diversity and flexible work fuel innovation. They are currently focused on the tech sector but are in the process of expanding to other sectors.
Connects high-caliber professional women with flexible work opportunities. They allow professionals to identify and pursue flexible work opportunities while avoiding a huge time commitment. Prokanga professionals work on an hourly consulting or project-based fee structure for a finite period of time.
reacHIRE helps women transition back to work after a voluntary career break. In addition to comprehensive career development training, the program connects top female talent with leading companies in paid project assignments.
The Second Shift was founded in 2014 to address the needs of both highly-skilled professional women seeking flexible employment options and businesses seeking top quality on-demand talent. Their mission is to retain critical female talent in the workforce, benefitting women, employers, and their families financially, creatively and culturally.