Our Authors

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Kabuika develops multicultural communication strategies and tactics to strengthen workplace inclusivity with compelling multimedia storytelling and engaging events. She is currently working in Rochester as a Program Manager.1 Articles


Melissa is the outreach coordinator and event director for RWM. She is also an American Sign Language interpreter student, writer and dog mom. Her mission is to cultivate fun and positive energy everywhere she goes.1 Articles



Nana is the visuals production coordinator at GQ Magazine + GQ Style. She is a multifaceted woman constantly evolving, challenging herself, and pushing the status quo.1 Articles



Alexandra Petrova hails from Russia. She pursued a Master’s in French linguistics, followed by additional certificates in the French language pedagogy in Paris, France. In 2010, Alexandra and her husband, Bharath Wootla, moved from France to Rochester, MN. Although subject to a culture shock at the beginning of their US experience, they call Rochester their home ten years later. Alexandra embraces her life in Minnesota and has made the most of her new experiences via the Instagram account, @Rochester_MN, as an outlet for her to share the city’s photos and a way to connect with many likeminded people. She maintains the Rochester Women Magazine Instagram page.



Educator, speaker, consultant and coach, Audrey grew up in La Crosse, Wisconsin and moved to Rochester in 2017 with her husband and three children. She is a lover of travel, mindfulness and lifelong learning.


Nicole is an advocate for equity in children’s education and mental health rights. She is the school readiness coordinator for Rochester Public Schools preschool and serves on many boards and committees.


Dr. Rosei Skipper is a psychiatrist, therapist, movement teacher, promoter and freelance writer. She is passionate about supporting her community and building a more just and inclusive world. She lives in Rochester with her partner Andrew and a very fluffy kitty named Freddie Mercury. She maintains the Rochester Women Magazine Facebook page.


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