Bringing talented women back into the workforce.
“A third of women in developed countries are leaving their jobs
when they have children, so industries are losing out
on a treasure trove of top talent.”
Rita Kakati Shah,
CEO & Founder
If you are a company that values diversity, believes in change and is inspired by challenges, then we invite you to join our handpicked Uma Partner network to help reformulate the job market. Become an Uma Partner and join us in leading the movement.
We are here to empower you in your journey. Through our seasoned team of professionals, events and curated workshops, we will guide you through your career next steps, build confidence and emotional resilience, and help structure the ideal role for you.
At Uma, we challenge the status quo, we break with the mold, we work with like-minded employers to create opportunities that match your credentials and lifestyle goals.
Be an UMA FELLOW
Are you looking to get back to work? Are you considering a career transition or exploring new interests? Refresh your skills, feel empowered and boost your confidence.
Become an Uma Fellow and take charge of your future.
Be an UMA PARTNER
Hire or retain talented individuals, create better workplace morale and increase your bottom line. If you are a company that values diversity, believes in change and is inspired by challenges, then we invite you to join our handpicked Uma Partner network. Join us.
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Corporate Partner Testimonials
Cristina Cuomo, Founder and Editor, Purist
Thank you so very much for speaking at our wellness lunch today! You were amazing!! So eloquent and inspiring!!!
Partner, Private Equity Firm, San Francisco
Wow, this is such a fresh approach to a pervasive and age-old problem.
President, Charitable Foundation, Washington, DC
Thought-provoking ideas that could change the way we do business. Love it!
Trader, News Media Platform, New York
Rita has so much energy and enthusiasm; if anyone can do this, she can…
CEO, Financial Services, Singapore
You absolutely must hire this company!
Global Co-Head of Commodities, Investment Bank, London
You wouldn’t want to pass a chance to help such an initiative.
Portfolio Manager, Hedge Fund, New York
Finally a groundbreaking solution to really help families.
Geri Stengel, Owner, Ventureneer
The project couldn’t have worked more smoothly. The next project will be bigger! Thank you Uma!
Barrister, Diversity Ambassador, London
There’s no one else I know with more poise, dignity and strength that can lead such a cause through to fruition.
UMA Fellow Testimonials
Bre, Mother, New York, USA
What you are doing is really amazing. Actually supporting and providing opportunities for moms for high level positions!
Jeana Chung, Mother, New York, USA
Thank you again. I really appreciate women who help other women.
Hannah Sarah Faichdini, Uma Fellow, Mother of two, New York, USA
I love that you’re helping to cultivate careers for working moms – kudos!
Vidula Pant, Economic Empowerment Program Coordinator, Sakhi for South Asian Women
Thank you for the wonderful session yesterday! Our clients (and us) are so grateful for your time. It was immensely helpful to have your valuable insights as our clients begin their journeys back into successful careers.
Reena Factor, UMA Fellow, New York
Really, truly thank you so much. I’ve been to the final round of multiple jobs only to get knocked down at the end. The companies literally never write back to me and pretend like I never existed. So, I really appreciate someone who is responsive!
Clémence Cartier, UMA Fellow, New York
I wanted to thank you again for the wonderful conversation we had, and to let you know how good you have been. Through our interaction you have made me feel more confident and given me even stronger motivation to resume my professional career! It would be so much easier if everyone were like you!