Finley is the founder and CEO of Surge Assembly. The technology firm’s goal is to promote growth in terms of racial and gender diversity. Her business started in 2003-04. At that time, she was helping nonprofits in the Washington, D.C., area expand into the thriving tech world. She and her brother help these organizations with their websites and email marketing.
In 2011, Bryant founded San Francisco-based nonprofit Black Girls Code. Her organization has been responsible for inspiring 1,500 girls to work in technology fields such as robotics, video game design, mobile phone application development and computer programming. In 2014, she received the White House Champions of Change for Tech Inclusion award for work to diversify the tech industry.