Diversity Reboot Summit

Exploring The Path Forward with Tami Forman

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Exploring The Path Forward with Tami Forman

Path Forward is a nonprofit organization founded in 2016. Their mission is to give people who’ve taken time out of the workforce to care for their loved ones the opportunity to re-enter the workforce by working with employers to establish mid career internships and provide training to program participants to empower them to succeed. For this fireside chat, we talk to Tami Forman, Executive Director of Path Forward to discuss the next steps women and businesses can take to get people back into the workforce.

Meet The Speakers

Tami Forman
Tami Forman
Executive Director, Path Forward

Tami Forman is the chief executive of Path Forward, a nonprofit organization that creates mid-career internship programs to ease the transition back to work for women (and men) after taking a break for raising children or other caregiving responsibilities. Path Forward has worked with more than 80 employers, including Amazon, Netflix, Walmart, Apple, Comcast NBC Universal, Verizon, and SAP, to launch, implement and expand these programs. Before founding Path Forward, Tami spent a decade as a tech marketing executive with data solutions provider, Return Path. Before that she worked in book publishing at Simon & Schuster and Houghton Mifflin and held senior-level editorial positions at iVillage and News Corporation. She is a frequent speaker on issues related to women’s participation in the workforce, having presented at the Grace Hopper Celebration, DisruptHR, Tech Inclusion, and the Conference Board’s Women’s Leadership Conference. She writes a career column for Forbes, is a Fairygodboss VIP, and was named by Flexjobs as one of the top 20 career experts for working moms. She lives in New York City with her husband and two kids, aged 11 and 13.

Meg Alexander
Meg Alexander
Delivery & Marketing Specialist

Meg Alexander joined the PowerToFly community as a job-seeker in 2014, eventually landing her first remote role working for PowerToFly’s Delivery Team. Her professional experience includes roles as a Talent Advocate, Head of Purchasing for a window factory, audiobook publishing, & more than 5 years as a paralegal. She has a bachelor's degree in Art History from Indiana University (mint condition, never been used!), where she also earned a varsity letter for Women's Rowing. She loves DIY projects and will never say no to french fries. She lives in Toledo, OH with her husband Aaron, an engineering technician, and their dogs, Radar & Cake.