About Symba

Our Mission

Our team at Symba is dedicated to removing barriers of entry to the workforce. Our all-in-one internship management platform simplifies and digitalizes internship programs for employers, enabling organizations to reach talent like they never could before. We make internships accessible to students and prospects around the world.

We are creating valuable experiences, one internship at a time.

Behind the Name

We create symbiotic relationships between employers and interns. That’s why we’re called Symba.

Platform Features

Here’s how we accomplish our mission

Onboarding & Training

Project Management

Intern Engagement

Performance Feedback & Offboarding

Meet the Team

We’re proud to be a diverse all-female start-up team!
Learn about who we are and connect with us on LinkedIn.

Ahva Sadeghi

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Ahva is a social entrepreneur, John Lewis Fellow for Civil and Human Rights and proud Persian woman in Tech. She was recently selected as a US Department of State Global Entrepreneur Scholar. In her spare time, Ahva enjoys playing cello.

Nikita Gupta

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Nikita graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Computer Science and Engineering, and loves to cook, scuba dive, and dance. Nikita can speak three languages, including Chinese and Hindi, and is a first generation Indian American.

Ellen Zhang

Chief Marketing Officer
Ellen is a passionate technology marketer and a first generation Chinese American. In her spare time, she enjoys writing short stories and creating whimsical graphic designs.

Tamara Estrella

Chief Strategy Officer

Tamara is passionate about international issues and has a background in global business and marketing. She has traveled the world and lived in Spain, Chile, Mexico, France, Japan and the U.S.

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