Welcome to the homepage of Safia Abdalla!

What does Safia do

Safia is building Zarf, a digital marketplace for the written word. Zarf is the first product of the company she bootstrapped, Tanmu Labs.

Safia maintains open source projects like legit, goops, commentator, checklist, brief, giddy, fony, and many more. She is also a collaborator on the nteract project. Safia likes building minimal but productive and powerful tools.

Safia co-hosts the BookBytes podcast.

Safia writes about Node.js, open source, and the trials and tribulations of solo foundership on her blog. Posts are published on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays!

Safia gives keynotes and talks on open source, the future of technology, how to be a solo founder, and more.

Safia is currently a Computer Science undergraduate student at Northwestern University.

Where Safia Speaks

Storytelling and speaking are Safia's favorite ways to share knowledge. She has presented keynotes, workshops, technical talks, and non-technical talks at a variety of conferences. She's also appeared on a couple of podcasts too. Check them out at this page!

Safia Runs the World

Safia is on a personal mission to run all 50 states in the United States and all (but probably most) countries in the world. She's starting off with the United States right now and you can follow her progress on this map.

How To Contact Safia

Want to get in touch with Safia about something? Try emailing her.

Where To Find Safia Online

You can find Safia on Twitter, LinkedIn, PayPal, or her blog.