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Sarah Ansari is a self-described "unremarkable woman but a believer in big dreams;" her journey and passion are nothing close to unremarkable. She founded Artizara in 2002, a pioneer in the modest fashion and lifestyle space. A woman with big dreams to share the beautiful stories in the Muslim community to the world.
She has been sewing since she was eight. A love passed on from her mom, who taught her how to make clothes piece by piece. She also taught her to have pride in being my authentic self; that’s what Artizara is about: building a world where all people hold their heads high and celebrate their identity. Fashion is more than a choice in clothing. Fashion is a lifestyle.
Sarah is a driven, passionate entrepreneurial leader who has a clear vision about creating a long-lasting global brand modest lifestyle. She is well-known and respected as pioneering leader in the space. Her personal journey and passion for sharing and celebrating the rich creative & cultural Muslim heritage through beautiful contemporary products continues to grow.
Sarah is a well-known and respected as pioneering leader in the modest fashion space’. Her personal journey and passion for sharing and celebrating the rich creative & cultural Muslim heritage through beautiful contemporary products continues to grow. Her once side hobby has grown to an international global lifestyle brand. The Artizara brand is treasured by many globally.
Before transitioning focusing on her passion full-time Sarah was the CFO and Corporate Secretary for the California Heat and Vascular Clinic in El Centro, California. She earned her MBA from the Institute of Business Administration; the oldest business school outside North America. Established in 1955 with initial technical support provided by the world famous Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania; later, the University of Southern California.
Sarah is a National Board Member for The Olive Tree Initiative. She and her family live in San Diego county where they operate Artizara.
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Ariel Kramer has been working with communications and marketing for the past 10 years. She founded her own boutique PR and Marketing firm, Klover Communications, in 2013 and has served as the Chief Communications Officer of CELLINK, the publicly traded leading 3D Bioprinting company since 2016. She was listed as one of the top 25 women in 3D Printing for her work with CELLINK. Kramer has worked with companies all over the world helping them raise their visibility and establish a strong brand. Aside from her work with communications and marketing, she currently writes for Business Insider and has written for The Wall Street Journal and Huffington Post.