Sonu Ratra

As Co-founder and President of Akraya and Founder of Women Back to Work. Sonu Ratra is a strong believer that with success comes responsibility. 

Ratra has been recognized as a highly motivated and focused thought-leader in the Talent and Staffing industryBesides leading Akraya’s aggressive growth strategies, Ratra serves on the Board of Directors at the Institute of Economic Empowerment for Women to support their Peace through Business program.  She also serves on the Foundation Board at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group.  

A past winner of the Enterprising Woman of the Year Award, Ratra has received several accolades including the SIA Power 150 - Women in Staffing, Woman of Influence Award, the Stevie Award, Northwood’s Outstanding business leader award and has been featured on the Women Worth Watching List by Diversity Journal. 

An entrepreneur with a charitable heart, Ratra is passionate about giving back to the community. Over the years, she has been an avid supporter for women’s empowerment and is currently spearheading an initiative called “Women Back to Work,” a workforce re-entry program for women.