Zakiya is the newest member of the First 5 Sonoma County team. She is a graduate of the University of California Davis with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, minoring in education and history. Zakiya’s professional experience includes working as a Records manager for Treasure Island Job Corps, a job training and residential facility for low-income Bay Area youth. She has also served as a Compliance Reviewer for Disability Rights of California, a non-profit law firm that advocates for individuals with disabilities. Zakiya currently resides in Santa Rosa with her husband, Chris and two dogs.