Here at With A Spin, women make up 90% of our team. It’s just not a number. Women are the driving force of our brand – from artisans and factory managers to designers and executives. With A Spin is a brand made up of incredible women. We inspire, and we encourage. We are sisters in humanity and faith. Our shared love for unity, compassion and diversity is what makes us bold, strong and beautiful.
As a mother of a daughter, meaningful action towards gender equity and equality is important. That’s why, today, on International Women’s Day, we are celebrating the talented women behind With A Spin with a Special shout out to these three!
Anney Xiao, Factory Operating Manager, China
Anney Xiao is a super talented manager who has been part of With A Spin since the conception. Anney oversees every detail from working with the engineers in China to translate our design into a product to advising us of minor design changes needed for product realization and overseeing the entire production process, to managing the transportation of the goods to the United States.
Anney currently lives with her boyfriend in China and aspires to own her own business one day.
Reyhana Ismail, Graphic Designer, UK
Reyhana is the talented designer who brought many of With A Spin greeting cards, Ramadan banner vision to reality with her design magic. She is a UK-based graphic designer who specializes in print design. She sees her job more as a paid hobby than work, and believes strongly that the only way to do great work is to love what you do, as that’s when your passion really shines through.
With a background in magazine design, Reyhana has gradually moved on to designing books (both children’s and adults) and stationery. She loves working with high quality, beautiful images and also provides clients with product photos when required. In addition to this, she will proof-read and copy-edit text supplied by clients, to ensure that the final product reflects quality across the board – not just in its design but also in its content.
In her personal life, she is a mother of two children, with whom she enjoys baking, art and traveling. She is also a keen swimmer, loves a good cup of tea and is slowly becoming a planner addict.
Sarah Siddique, Artist and Designer, USA
Sarah Siddiqui is the designer behind many of With A Spin’s 2017 collection launching soon. Sarah is an artist and designer based in Orlando, FL. As a Pakistani-American who learned to draw in the midst of a vibrant Pakistani art culture, and then was able to perfect her skills with the help of talented design professionals in Orlando, she brings a unique style to the modern design industry. She is currently doing freelance design work as well as creating her own art prints and products.