Vida Alimi is the founder of a Washington, D.C. based tech startup ArtistElite.com, a global web platform that brings together professionals in the beauty and fashion industry. While pursuing a B.A. in Global Affairs with a concentration in Media, Culture & Technology at George Mason University, Vida discovered her passion in the uprising of globalization in the technological realm. She has more than 12 years of experience in various fields that include retail, charitable works, defense contracting and entrepreneurship which has given her the ability to become consistently cross-trained over the years in diverse positions such as sales, management, business development, training, marketing, and events amongst others. Vida believes the many distinct set of skills she has acquired over the years have truly built her into the perfect entrepreneur and strives to improve the culture of communication in the fashion tech world.