meet our newest team member: ridwana

July 6, 2021

written by
Mari Aipa

It’s not often that we get to add new rockstars to our team so two new team members in one month is a dream!

We recently introduced you to Ariana, and today we’re excited to introduce you to this fun, creative, Oregonian who has joined our team, Ridwana.


1. tell us about yourself! where are you from and what are you currently studying? 

I was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, and am currently splitting my time between Portland and Corvallis, where I’m finishing up at Oregon State University. I’m double majoring in graphic design and computer science, and minoring in photography! I’m hoping to get to do as many different things in my career as possible, which is why my studies are so all over the place.


2. what are your plans post-graduation? (if any yet.) do you have an idea of what kind of career or industry you’d like to pursue?

Currently, I’m looking into some potential MFA programs, but I’m also super open to just jumping into the workforce. My biggest dream would be making movies and working in the entertainment industry, but along the way I also want to do design and photo work in a bunch of different areas, including (but not limited to) the media and fashion industries.


3. tell us about your hobbies! what do you like to do in your free time?

I’m a big movie watcher! I also love reading and taking pictures for myself, just of my life and the people in it.


4. what are you looking forward to doing most this summer? any travel plans or plans to get out and explore?

I’m headed to New York with a few friends for a couple of weeks in July, which will be a very fun change of pace for me! I’ve just really been enjoying being with family and friends over the summer and visiting nearby cities and places.


5. we love that you love movies! Give us your top five must-watch recommendations!

Here we go!

  • Paterson
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Whiplash
  • Pitch Perfect
  • When Harry Met Sally


    Learn more about the individuals that make up our all-star team here.