Safina is a Ph.D. Insight Centre For Data Analytics, NUI Galway. She is one of the members of (USS) lead by Dr John Breslin. Her major research is in Distributed social network analysis and Internet of ThingIoT). After her Hons she worked with BRAC International, as and country IT In-charge of Africa and Asia part. She received her Masters of Engineering from Hankuk University of foreign Studies, South Korea. During her M.sc she worked as a research assistant in (Anlab) for web of object project (WoO). She is one of the organizers of Rails Girls Galway (RGG) and Tech4Moms.