What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Ashley Osyczka

Published: 07/13/2023
Updated: 07/12/2023

Tell us a little about yourself:

I’m an Arizonan born and raised! I am also currently a senior at Grand Canyon University and am getting my degree in History and Pre-Law. I love trying new coffee shops and going to open mics, playing games and pickleball with friends, practicing my piano, and hanging out with my family.

What city or town do you live in?


Where do you currently work and what is your job title?

Research and Analytics Intern for Greater Phoenix Economic Council

What’s your favorite thing to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends?

Go to a local coffee shop or restaurant with friends and listen to live bands!

What’s your favorite local restaurant?

Star of India and Sozo’s Coffee House

What’s something that has surprised you about Arizona?

Even though it’s notoriously hot outside, Arizonans still love to hike, travel, have BBQ’s and swim parties! We don’t let the heat ruin our fun.

Please include anything else you would like to add:

There is always something to do in Phoenix, whether it be a new restaurant or coffee shop opening, a concert performing, a festival going on, or so many other things! There’s so much to do and the communities are always so warm and welcoming.

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