Occassionally, I’ll send out a Businesswoman Tip tweet that relates to a tough decision I had to make that day or a business tip I would like to share. This blog post is simply an aggregation of those posts in chronological order. Enjoy! Businesswoman Tip #1Be choosy about how you spend your time. It’s one … Continue reading Businesswoman Tips
What do you want to do when you graduate? Where do you see yourself in ten years? Why are you trying to start a business at such a young age? What are your goals in life? As a 19-year old, I get asked these questions a lot. It’s understandable, people are curious about what the … Continue reading Future Fallacies
I’m an accomplished and intelligent young woman. There I said it. I have a handful of things that I wish to accomplish while my skin is still smooth and I don’t have to worry about what hip replacements my health insurance covers. I approach this handful of things with a lot of drive and energy … Continue reading Thanks for the Compliment!
For the past year, I’ve been heavily involved with PyLadies Chicago as a co-organizer and ChickTech Chicago as the Lead of Mentorship and Volunteer Initiatives. It’s been exciting to be involved with the launching and growth of these organizations, but like all things it’s time to move on. Over the past year, I’ve been working … Continue reading T is for Transitions
I often get asked how I got into tech. And I often have a different answer every time I am asked. The truth is, technology has been such an integral part of my life that I can’t distinguish when I really got into tech. After my recent (and first of many, hopefully) podcast interview with … Continue reading The Definitive Story of How I Got Into Tech
I have a daily ritual that trains my mind, my body, and my soul. And interestingly enough, it refines my so-called “entrepreneurship skills.” It’s a routine that I’ve started recently but that has shown great results thus far. It starts with the mind. Every day (almost), around 8 pm, I spend two hours coding. I … Continue reading The Zen of Safia
I’m sitting in bed, taking a break from debugging a particularly tough software bug, while listening to Pretty Pimpin’ by Kurt Vile. My mind wanders to dsfa, the small but bold professional services startup aimed at providing data science services for small businesses I embarked on launching a year ago. For all its successes and … Continue reading What 2015 Taught Me About Running a Startup