Victoria is in constant motion, whether mingling for work or fashionably out on the Downtown scene. As a PR director for luxury clients like Montblanc, Belvedere, and Sothebys, this dynamo knows what she is talking about. Her ambition and grace are apparent in every step she takes. She is a founding contributor to Summit Series, a conference for young entreprenuers and thoughtleaders where she brought in inspirational titans like Bill Clinton, Ted Turner, and Sean Parker as speakers. She is currently organizing Free Expo 2012, a public exhibition on the Highline that will be chalk full of culture, free talks, and interactive forums. Take her stead and find creative and forceful means to organize and bring people together.
Place of Birth: Mexico, DF
Parents: Chef Leticia Alexander y Mark Alexander. Dad is from Texas and my mom is from Guadalajara, Jalisco.
Occupation/Aspiration: Communications Specialist, Writer, and Publicist.
When did you move to NYC and why? I had always romanticized New York and knew it would be the ideal place to live in my 20's. I came to study University and have stayed after to gain experience in my career.
Which neighborhood do you live in the city and why? I live in Greenwich Village, right next to Washington Square Park. It has taken me 13 apartments and 10 years but I finally found the best and most wonderful spot to live on 9th St.
Name a New York moment. Watching something surreal and not having it jade you. #newyorkermoves
How do you keep it Mex in the City? Keeping my group of close Mexican friends and continuing my life in Mexico even though I am not there.
What’s your drink of choice? Whisky or tequila Casa Dragones.
Name your favorite past time: Anything outdoors, put me in the woods or at sea and I am happy.
Tell us your favorite Mexican expression: "Chingale!"
Which Mexican do you most admire and why? Mi mama. She has a made a career of something she loves and helps her country at the same time. As a specialist in Mexican gastronomy she understands more about Mexican heritage than is comprehensible. I am honored to learn from her knowledge.
Describe a fun or interesting fact about you: I am working my way to becoming James Bond. I am a certified advanced open water diver, just got my handgun license, and am taking classes in System (Russian martial arts)!