Rabea studied computer science and got a diploma in 2008. She is co-leading the software development department and is working as a software engineer. Her main focus is on keeping the code base clean and educating the team on how to write better code. Rabea is a well known speaker at conferences and user groups around the world. She started the Java user group Bremen in 2012 and is part of the organisation team ever since. Rabea has been named Java Champion in 2017.