Rebekah Aladdin Overcomes Generational Poverty and Strives for More

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Worth Knowing/Rebekah Aladdin Overcomes Generational Poverty and Strives for More

Rebekah Aladdin Overcomes Generational Poverty and Strives for More


Today’s guest is Rebekah Aladdin, celebrity makeup artist. Rebekah overcame generation poverty, attended college, and saved her way to being able to go after her dream. Her work as a makeup artist has been featured in 11 magazines this year. Her celebrity clientele includes Lena Waithe, Aisha Hinds, Justine Skye, Winnie Harlow, Cassie, Mary Mary, and Normani Kordei to name a few.

Today Rebekah will share with us more about her upbringing and how it impacted her ability to attend college. She’ll share about the things she did to make ends meet and help her family at the same time and the smart decisions that she made that allowed her to take a risk on herself

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Generational poverty and how intelligence is a resource
  • ​The difference between a necessity and a treat.
  • ​The mindset change that helped Rebekah embrace life as a freelancer and overcome her money hangups
  • ​How to know when it’s time to hire a team

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