Founding Members

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Megan Febuary is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of For Women Who Roar™. Her passion around storytelling began at a young age with her own creative journey in writing and art as a form of healing trauma. Her M.A. in Theology and Culture with an emphasis on Trauma, body, and integration was around the stories our bodies hold, but are unable to say out loud. She is currently working up the bravery to publish her first book.


NIKKI TAJARI, Poet + Artist

Nikki Tajiri is a poet and artist, who creates through healing her own relationship with her femininity. She Dreams When She Bleeds: Poems About Periods is her first book.Nikki is someone who discovered the power and beauty of her own menstruation, and calls for women everywhere to fall in love with theirs. Her poetry has been featured by various menstrual activists and organizations, including Planned Parenthood.

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ALICIA DARA, Speech + Presentation Coach

Alicia Dara is a nationally recognized speech and presentation coach. Corporate clients include Microsoft (where she is a vendor), Kimpton Hotels, Planned Parenthood, and Premera. Private clients include the National Women's Political Caucus and members of Amazon, Merrill Lynch, Seattle Trade Commission, and Windermere Realty.


LAURA CLISE, Founder + CEO of Intentionalist

Laura Clise is the Founder and CEO of Intentionalist. She is a corporate intrapreneur turned social entrepreneur with a passion for instigating impact at the intersection of business and society. Prior to founding Intentionalist, she held a variety of corporate roles leading sustainability, corporate responsibility, supplier diversity, and external communications.



She is currently the Ministries Assistant at Westminster Woods. Having grown up at The Woods, Cassie is excited to be back in a place that is so dear to her heart. Working with the Ministries Department, Cassie is helping create opportunities for campers of all ages to come and encounter God in the Redwood Forest.

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CHEALE VILLA, founder of Visual Caffiene

Bi-Coastal Entrepreneur SEA ✈️ CLT | Brand + Design | | Founder & Visionary Rabbit | Marketing | Graphic Design Business Brand Strategy. Visual Caffeine is a full service Boutique Brand + Design agency in Charlotte! We exist to help small and medium sized businesses create & manage strong brands that make competition an illusion.


Tiffany Nickel, Artist + Advocate

Tiffany Nickel is a full time fine artist who paints women who are survivors of an act of violence Her work touches on how being vulnerable can bring power and confidence to their lives. As a female artist, I believe embodying a change in the way women are viewed as my province.


Allie Wang, Creative Consultant

Allie (SEA + HTX) operates a multipurpose creative studio with a special focus on brand, outdoor, and event photography. She is a sucker for negative space, dark skies, and tartan shirts.


Danie Zamagni, Roaring Artist

Danie is an artist just outside of Dallas, a nursing student, wife, and a huge feminist. She uses her art to help spread the message of how important celebrating women, really is. Roar!


Jade Crosby, Singer + Talk Show Host

Jade is an Atlanta-based singer, actress, and talk show host for the upcoming show, Coffee with Jade. From advocating animal rights to women empowerment, Jade is a passionate activist in hopes to spread positive change through creativity.


Shanae elaine, Poet

Shanae’s writing allows her to connect all of herself as a woman: daughter, sister, friend, mother, partner. It is her courage to be exactly who she is and to show up as the heroine in her own story.

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Corissa Saint Laurent, Speaker + professional coach

Corissa empowers female entrepreneurs and professionals by helping them find and free their inner voice, align themselves to their purpose, and create more joy and success in their life and work. She recently launched her newest course, Hear Me Roar, which we OBVIOUSLY love!


Kaily Serralta, Marketing Consultant + Strategist

Kaily Serralta is an adventurer, marketing consultant and strategist. She collaborates with teams to unpack challenges and convert into marketing strategies for impactful opportunities. Her passion is infusing strategy and creativity with rooted values in inclusivity, diversity, and equity.


Sharon Suh, Professor of Buddhism

Sharon A. Suh is a Professor of Buddhism at Seattle University, a Mindful Eating-Conscious Living facilitator and trained in trauma-informed yoga. Her memoir, Occupy This Body: A Buddhist Memoir is coming out shortly.


Srilata Remala, Founder of the maternal coalition

Srilata is the Founder + Executive Director of The Maternal Coalition whose goal is to systematically change the way healthcare is delivered to mothers and to ensure that all mothers have access to just and equitable care.


Sarah Sturino, Pilates Instructor

Sarah is roaring in multiple roles as a mother, a pilates instructor, and helping guide Women’s Wellness Retreats. She is currently working on certifications for Reiki and Movement for Trauma. Check out her site to learn more about upcoming classes and retreats!


Joy Hilliker, Writer + Psychotherapist

Joy Holt-Hilliker is a Psychotherapist in Private Practice and Writer based in Seattle, WA. She believes that we are both wounded and healed in relationship when we have ample space to explore and develop language around our narrative, agency, vitality and hope.


Adrienne Rabena, Founder of Bohemian Studios + The Craft of Teaching Yoga

Adrienne Rabena is a Seattle entrepreneur and yoga & fitness thought leader. She is the founder, owner, and master trainer for The Craft of Teaching Yoga and Bohemian Studios. Adrienne is also a lead instructor for Alo Moves.



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