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Rapid-fire questions with Alicia Elatassi

Most important item in your bag?
My cell phone

Favorite power woman lipstick?
Tina by Uoma Beauty

Your favorite podcast, if any?
How I built This by Guy Raz in NPR

Last book you read? Or last show you binged watched?
Book:  Winning by Tim Grover

What’s something you can’t leave the house without?
My credit cards!

What is your favorite song of all-time?
I will Always Love you by Whitney Houston

What’s heavily played on your music playlist right now?
I need you by Stacy Q

What is something you want to get better at?
Pitching my ideas

What excites you most about SheSpace?
The community culture; the vibes are super positive!

What is the coolest thing we might find on your desk?
My reading glasses.

Who would you most like to share a workspace with?
Mrs. Stephanie Tsuru because I could learn a lot from her.

Favorite Houston restaurant?
Ouzo Bay in the River Oaks district. It reminds me of my trip to Greece.

Advice to your 20-year-old self?
Stay stubborn, being persistent will pay off in the end

Life motto?
Live and Let Live.

Favorite inspiring quote of all-time?
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

Heels or flats?

Coffee or tea?

Walk or bike?