CEO & Founder, Surge Assembly & FIN Digital
She started in technology in 2003 with Database Development. Rakia then went on to start her own technology strategy and solutions firm, Surge Assembly. For the past 13 years, she has worked with Government, Non-Profit and For-Profit organizations development high end technology solutions. She was inspired by the efficiency that technology could provide.
In 2016 Rakia was named Washington, DC’s top female programmer and in April 2011 was named one of DC’s Top Women of Beauty & Inspiration.