Episode 11 | Part Two: Ahva Sadeghi, Co-Founder and CEO, Symba

Kathleen wraps up her chat with Ahva Sadeghi, the Co-Founder and CEO of Symba, an all-in-one digital platform that helps organizations streamline the management of their talent development programs, specifically targeting internships and apprenticeships. In part two, Ahva talks about the impact of mentorship programs and what smaller and lesser-known companies can do to attract the next generation of workers. About Ahva Sadeghi: Ahva is the Co-Founder and CEO of Symba. Sadeghi is a first-generation Iranian-American woman who received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona Honors College, going on to continue her graduate studies at the London School of Economics. Using her skill set as an economist and researcher, Sadeghi developed into a passionate social entrepreneur focused on remote work and workforce development. Prior to launching Symba, Sadeghi worked in the U.S. Department of State in the Human Rights Bureau and completed a civil rights fellowship with the late Congressman John Lewis. She was recently named Forbes 30 Under 30 in Enterprise Technology, a Tory Burch Fellow, and a Global Entrepreneur Scholar by the U.S. Department of State. In addition to her role as CEO of Symba, Sadeghi volunteers as a mentor for Students Rising Above.

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The ability to scale and customize processes to deliver an optimal outcome is advantageous to employers and job- seekers alike. Her proven approach to recruitment has been so successful that Kathleen has written a book to be published in June, Revolutionizing Recruitment: How Recruitment Research is Reshaping the Industry, to help other hiring leaders perfect their recruitment practices. Kathleen balances her role as president of her busy firm with numerous business and community endeavors. She…

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