Career breaks, whether its for maternity or caregiving, is pretty common among womenand yet, it hinders their growth trajectory in the workplace. Recognising this as a problem that creates more obstacles for women, many global companies are now trying to help women on a career break get more skills so that they can rejoin the workforce. VMware, the enterprise software company, has just announced its collaboration with Intel in India to provide women software developers, a chance to restart their careers after taking a break.Under this joint initiative by the two companies upskilling programmes, VMwares VMinclusion Taara and Intels Home To Office (H2O), will offer women a wide range of free courses so that they feel empowered to return to work with updated skills and more career opportunities in hand. VMinclusion Taara, which was launched in 2019, will offer 15,000 women free technical education and certification courses in the fields of cloud management, automation, data centre virtualisation, networking and digital workspaces. The H2O courses, first launched in 2017, will focus on artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing (NLP), time series analysis, DL for robotics, and anomaly detection.In addition, VMwares Spring courses will also provide the women with experience in auto-configuration, testing frameworks, creating enterprise and cloud-ready applications.