TrooRa Marketplace Is OPEN, Unwrap the New Year with Us – Shop NOW

TrooaTribe

TrooaTribe
E19BE522 FA80 4FFD BF94 52B83299D0CA 1 201 a e1658406470746

Trystanne Cunningham

Founder | Creative Director | Editor In Chief

Trystanne Cunningham is the Founder, Creative Director and Editor In Chief of TrooRa Magazine, A Fortunest Group. As a multifaceted media agency, TrooRa offers many products and services supporting and showcasing rare, emerging luxury lifestyle brands from home, fashion, culinary arts, travel, beauty, wellness, art and more around the globe. We champion the undiscovered and provide a platform to increase their visibility in a meticulously curated quarterly digital/print magazine, and unique events benefiting their products, brand awareness, stories and more. Cunningham’s vision is to inspire readers to explore and discover the unheard and truly rare. As a black, Immigrant, female entrepreneur, Trystanne understands how difficult it can be to make your voice heard over a sea of name brands and celebrity influences. Her magazine perfectly encapsulates her unique perspective. With a talent for finding inspirational stories and unique, luxury brands from around the world, Trystanne is able to make every issue a rare treat. “I have a responsibility to confront the inequities that we face as black, brown, Asian, indigenous, LGBTQ+ individuals and I believe that the most often overlooked are the most important to listen to and showcase. I am thrilled with the way we manage to romanticize all things human in chic fashion through the pages of TrooRa and TrooRa Living Magazines and the events that make their featured stories come to life”.

159DF26D 5C36 48C4 B7AD 3887D5EFFA21 1 105 c e1658406890549

Innah Marie Alemania

Admin Virtual Assistant

"A highly organized and dependable Admin Assistant who loves to get the job done right. I also worked in a customer service industry and love to collaborate and worked with people. I was based in the Philippines living in the center pf the city."

Janine Aigner Janine Aigner

Janine Aigner

Brand Strategy Graphic Designer

I‘m a water person, addicted to surfing, love diving into deep waters and enjoy being around the ocean. My digital remote lifestyle takes me around the world. If I'm not travelling, I'm based in Munich in the south of Germany. My passion is it to bring your unique story to life with the perfect design solution for you. Some of my core values are to create design with purpose, work sustainable - use already existing resources and design products which last. I'm specialised in digital design for the lifestyle brands. My projects are branding, graphics design, UX/UI design, newsletter designs, illustration, online banner creation and social media templates. Let's create something awesome together!

97EB7A95 2BFC 4539 8768 7074C1389F64 1 105 c e1658406761431

Rona Maglines

Executive Virtual Assistant and Finance Director

I am turning 39 years old this year. I am a wife and a mother of 3 wonderful kids, Fiona (13), Denzel (8) and Ayah (2). I am the youngest of three siblings. I graduated in the year 2004 with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and by that year I started working. I started freelancing in 2007 until now. I worked for clients in the US, Australia, UK and Canada. I decided to work as a freelancer and just work from home because my kids are getting older and I want to see them grow and guide them. So far, I have never regretted the transition from the corporate world to the WFH setup. I also owned a Bookkeeping Agency in Upwork that specializes in Bookkeeping but also Virtual Assistance. I also, play volleyball twice a week. We have a group of moms who actively play volleyball. This group of almost 70 moms was founded and managed by my sister, a friend and myself. I and my husband loves to go to the bar every weekend for us to bond after a long week of work. My dream is to have our own house and live peacefully and harmoniously, and that my kids will grow and be successful in whatever their chosen careers in the future.

Mansour Ndiaye e1658407750830

Mansour Ndiaye

International Strategic Brand Curator

Mansour is an engineer and a fashion enthusiast for as long as he can remember. Born in Senegal, he immigrated to France to study at the age of 17. Throughout his college years and early career, he kept on being interested in fashion and helping friends dress better and express their personality through their attire. As a black man living in Paris, Mansour believes that minority people are not often given the benefit of the doubt. Therefore, the first impression they make is very important and that comes with the way they dress. Now he talks about his passion on his blog where he inspires men to dress better and works with Rare Magazine on sourcing rare men's fashion brands.

Katie Lister e1658406985375

Katie Lister

Global Brand Consultant | Contributing PR Writer

Bemet nisl suscipit adipiscing. Amet cursus sit amet dictum. Vel risus commodo viverra maecenas lacus vel lorem aliquam.

Sherdellah Anunciado e1658408067918

Sherdellah Anunciado

Editorial Director

Sherdellah Anunciado is a graphic designer specializing in print design layouts. She helps small business companies, publishers and celebrants, with marketing materials, branding, magazines, and special event details to connect with their audiences. Sherdellah specializes in making ideas come to life, giving clients peace of mind with her custom and personal design process. She loves translating a client’s personality and style into their connection needs through graphic design. When she’s not designing behind her computer, she can be found on Peloton, working out in the gym, or with her husband walking or riding their bikes in beautiful San Diego.

Amanda Powell

Amanda Powell

Web Maintenance Content Marketing

Bemet nisl suscipit adipiscing. Amet cursus sit amet dictum. Vel risus commodo viverra maecenas lacus vel lorem aliquam.

image 1

Alessio Monino

Systems Manager

I am an automation expert who focuses on improving client's business processes. I work on automating manual tasks, integrating and better organizing data sources, and creating dashboards that enable businesses to take complete control of their data . My areas of expertise include Airtable, Google Suite (Google Sheets/Google Forms/Google Docs), automation platforms like Zapier and Make.com, and programming languages including Apps Script, Python, Javascript, and SQL. My focus is on combining business acumen and tech expertise while ensuring that my products are highly user-friendly and functional.

6B136C95 6B5D 422D BC06 164388845ABA 1 105 c e1658408640997

Chinwe Ohanele

Legal

Chinwe Ohanele is an attorney licensed in CA, NY and NJ. She is a self-proclaimed content junkie, MACU fan and adventurer and traveler. When she isn't solving problems or developing legal strategies to give her client's an edge, she is hiking, traveling, or testing out a new recipe.

1E7C7D22 68C4 436A 9ABA F74606226564 1 201 a e1658415226366

Barbara Wichmann

PR & Press

Barbara Wichmann, ARTÉMIA’s founder and CEO, takes a decidedly international approach, something she credits to living in the Netherlands during her formative years. Barbara has won coverage for her clients in such media outlets as ABC World News Tonight, CBS MarketWatch, CNN Headline News, CNBC, Good Morning America, National Public Radio, Univision/Telefutura, the New York Times, USA Today, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, sfgate.com, San Jose Mercury News, Sunset Magazine, along with major international media such as Le Figaro, Marie Claire, Der Stern, Wired Germany, Brigitte, FAZ.

4B2CDC2D 52A8 4CB6 BAF7 3C5AB6B2138F 1 105 c e1658415388639

Kwesi Dontoh

Marketing

Ghanaian born entrepreneur with over 15 years of Marketing experience.

Michael Daks e1658409595206

Michael Daks

Contributing Writer Art | Contributing Photographer

Nizie Lokman e1658409698196

Nizie Lokman

Contributing Writer

Nizie was a former corporate communicator for 16 years before she stepped in as a freelance travel writer from the chaotic yet calming city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. After traveling to over 20 countries, 40 cities across 4 continents, she realized that life is about living the moments in constant transit. The beauty in the journey is about embracing the evolution of change, from traveling, transitioning to transforming to become a better human being in this limited lifetime. She enjoys expressing her thoughts in narratives. She is also a day-and-night multi potentially; soul-aligned storyteller, narrative coach, and a mother.

9C21ECD2 9725 4D2D B3A0 2C8D906C076D 1 105 c e1658415790629

Jesse Aduma

Writer

Jesse is a professional creative writer who's really passionate about the arts. He's also a fitness enthusiast and writing in the health and fitness niche is one of his specialties and hobbies as he hopes for a healthier future.

Cary Wong e1658410035193

Cary Wong

Contributing Writer Culinary

Bemet nisl suscipit adipiscing. Amet cursus sit amet dictum. Vel risus commodo viverra maecenas lacus vel lorem aliquam.

Cristina Deptula e1658410126618

Cristina Deptula

Contributing Writer | Publishing & Writing Consultant

Cristina Deptula loves random, eclectic culture of all sorts and amplifying the voices of those promoting creativity, compassion and resourcefulness. Her writing is published in Synchronized Chaos Magazine (which she founded in 2008), the Literary Yard, Scarlet Leaf, Heavy Feather Review, and Wilderness House. She's a literary publicist studying to become an occupational therapist and a hobbyist writer.

EB276782 CE16 4CFB BB63 FB821D93604C 1 105 c e1658416783220

Filipa Araújo

Writer

A freelance writer & educator, I’m a passionate storyteller with a severe case of wanderlust. From a young age, I always felt like the world was far too big to be left unexplored. So, at the age of 19, I decided to pack a bag, and go study tourism management & digital marketing abroad. Eight years, and 15 countries later, I believe there’s still so much to learn... The world is my classroom and I’m the student who sits in the first row and never stops asking questions. Nothing excites me more than the unknown. The experiences, stories, the cultures and the people along the way have shaped the person I am today. When I’m not planning my next adventure, I’m probably daydreaming about it. What I love about being a writer is the ability to create a positive impact in people's lives. I believe words are a powerful tool to inspire and empower others. In my free time, I’m usually reading books, attempting and failing at arts & crafts and enjoying time in nature. My motto is: Why reach only for the stars, when the universe is infinite?

A3B4D836 E49B 4ED9 AF23 E3ECDFD8B70F 1 105 c e1658416432605

Stergiani Polyzoidou

Writer

Stella Polyzoidou is a fashion writer, content creator, and 3D fashion designer. She owns a BA in Archaeology and History of Art, specializing in Fashion History. Stella is pretty proud of her website silkpastelle.com, in which she is the founder and editor, providing fashion tips and making fashion accessible to all. When she doesn't write about fashion and art, she watches biographical films and reads about different cultures.

Neha Suradkar e1658410546960

Neha Suradkar

Contributing Writer Fashion | Beauty

A Makeup, Nail and Fashion Educator, Style Coach, Grooming Consultant and a passionate Writer, Neha has with an experience of more than a decade in the fields of Fashion Design Teaching and Research, Personal Style Consulting, Makeup, Nails, Styling and Training. She has worked with makeup brands as their technical educator. Her forte lies in creating natural makeup looks and interesting bespoke nail art. Neha's objective is “To make Beauty and Grooming so simple and Practical, that it becomes a part of Lifestyle, rather than something meant for special occasions only” And, for this, she loves to share her knowledge through online and offline workshops and by creating meaningful and practical content.

CBBC3E30 25EC 4E72 BF91 1DE5C3FAB4FA 1 105 c

Robyn Alexander

Writer

3098D424 7AD1 45A8 ABB8 6A34E91A3DE0 1 105 c

Vicki Sleet

writer

FCF75CF8 4E99 4C50 86AC 504D8C9C63EA 1 105 c

Mandy Allen

Writer

AA6C80A3 BA8A 442F 90B2 A5C81F33E62F 1 201 a e1658828582384

Tudor Caradoc Davies

Writer

Tara Sloggett

Tara Sloggett

Writer

62126F95 5DE1 4CE6 9B17 A4BC97A56924 1 105 c

Graham Wood

Writer

Graham Wood is a magazine journalist who lives in Johannesburg with his wife, two daughters, four chickens and a bulldog. He writes regularly in the local press about art, design and architecture, three things that often come together in the beautiful homes he writes about for Bureaux. He writes for various magazines locally such as House and Leisure and Elle Decoration but his articles have appeared in magazines all over the world.

3539BFD8 6943 4238 969D 4844E5946763 1 105 c

Warren Heath

Photographer

FB7AE63C 381D 495A A395 2ECEEE1F1211 1 105 c

Elsa Young

Photographer

Elsa Young is a name that most have come to associate with the interior and architecture photography sector. Joburg based, but often roaming for work, she has spent the past two decades developing an impeccable reputation for portraying interiors with a sense of authenticity and a keen eye for what makes magic in front of the lens. For Elsa, it’s the joy of being immersed in a creative world where art and design are celebrated that keeps her doing what she does. The chance to meet and work with world class designers, decorators, collectors, writers, stylists, artists and architects is a highlight in her book.

574AF74F 3F13 49DA 8009 FCC6428B68B1 1 201 a

Kwame Afrocheampong

Photographer

Born on 20th November, 1993 in Jamestown - Accra to Ghanaian parents, Kwame Acheampong is a passionate photographer and artist who captures his images and communicates his artistry through the lens of his iphone camera. He holds a bachelor of science degree in Agriculture from the University of Ghana, the nation’s premier tertiary institution. With a keen interest in broadening his knowledge, Kwame’s main hobby is reading and researching on Art and Philosophy. Kwame’s work is a representation of his evolving sense of depiction of ideas and artistic influences, and readily explores experimentation as an approach to aesthetics. Currently living in Accra, Kwame hopes to become a globally recognised visual artist by pursuing photography and plans to pursue fine art disciplines specifically painting and sculpture.

3872D9AE 5CD8 4FB8 90BF 3856F5863286 1 201 a

Gilbert Asante

Photographer

0790C8B8 4349 43E6 8BFF 316153CA8070 1 105 c

Gaelle Beller

Photographer

14CE227D F486 4AF7 B05F D4B0D4252D6E 1 105 c

Greg Cox

Photographer

Greg Cox is originally from Durban, South Africa where he studied photography for 3 years. He has been living in Cape Town for the last 14 years and photographs some of Africa’s most beautiful homes and destinations. He believes that photographs should tell a story, whether its in delicious plate of food ,or someone’s warm home, a beautiful place in the country or even just a simple portrait. He thinks you can tell a lot of great stories with simple beautiful pictures.

26A6E38C E0BA 418E B243 B2E734857375 1 105 c

Courage Muegbeyogho

Photographer

Muegbeyogho Nosakhare Courage Is an educator, professional photographer and image retoucher based in Nigeria, Africa. As a Photographer, he strives for an ideal capture that requires minimal post-production while elevating a perfectly captured image. He enjoys his work and loves to have fun while fulfilling his clients desires.

497F447B 4DB5 45E5 9068 EA91D591EED2 1 105 c

Shelley Street

Photographer

Possibly one of SA’s first decor stylists, Shelley Street is sought after not only within the industry but outside these parameters too. A lady who knows much about much, Shelley is a creative soul who marches greatly to the beat of her own wise drum. Whether she is on a film set, advising on the renovation of a restaurant or home, or possibly overseeing a building site, Shelley always yields amazing results. Her clients include Woolworths, Gavin Schneider Productions, Orange Films, France Productions, Poetry, House & Leisure and many more.

EC78F0CC 0539 4BC5 AE25 DE36D28B37CE 1 105 c e1658416880944

Kevin Jeffery

Writer

After having studied business marketing, worked in the industry, and realized I didn't care for it, I left the country in pursuit of something else. I traveled the world for a year, saw over 20 countries, and got into winemaking. That brought me to New Zealand, Oregon, Australia, and back to my hometown of Napa, CA before deciding that writing was my true calling. Since then, I've been living in Spain and perfecting my craft by writing for all sorts of publications, websites, news outlets, and more.

image

Aruna Nagaraj

Writer

Aruna is a spiritual enthusist with a passion for life! She holds a Master's degree in Information Technology, and enjoyed a decade-long career as a corporate animal before she switched to writing. Aruna is a disciple of Bhagavan Sri Nithyananda Paramashivam (Kailaasa.org), and uses her writing to discover and experience higher Consciousness. She writes about technology, project management, digital marketing, travel & lifestyle, design, spirituality, and self-development topics. Amidst all this, she also finds time to volunteer with non-profits, and babysit adorable animals!

justice

Justice Ann Cuenca

Social Media Director

906688B8 F43D 4355 89D1 2EED4F2CDD8F 1 105 c

Andres Maldonado

Multi Media

Zain Al Taweel scaled

Zain Al-Taweel

Photo Editor

Alaa Al Saeed scaled

Alaa Al-Saeed

Photo Editor

Sammy

Sammy Campaner

Graphic Designer

Trystanne Cunningham

Trystanne Cunningham

FOUNDER | EDITOR IN CHIEF | STYLE CURATOR | CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Trystanne Cunningham is the Founder and Creative Director of TrooRa Magazine. Born in Haiti, Trystanne emigrated with her family to California during her teenage years.

Peta GayeWillis BW

Peta-Gaye Willis

DIRECTOR, Human Resources & Administration

Peta-Gaye Willis is an administration and productivity expert. She empowers entrepreneurs and brands with consulting, social media management, HR, Diversity...

Sherdellah Anunciado

Laura Wang

Director Operations and Processes

Founder of Injoy Services Canadian Laura Wang is a tenacious, people-oriented go-getter aspiring to help businesses reach their full potential. With 4 years of experience in marketing and 2 years in B2B Client...

Sherdellah Anunciado

Sherdellah Anunciado

Editorial Director

Nadjah Cawneng

Nadjah Cawneng

Jeanette Smith

Jeanette Smith

Contributing Editor

Jeanette is a freelance copywriter and editor who helps others hone their writing skills so they can turn their dream job into their day job. As the Editor of Rare Magazine, it is her mission to bring unique voices and...

Simal

Simal Gormus

VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

Simal Gormus is a recent graduate of the Hospitality and Tourism program at Centennial College, where she focused on destination marketing and development alongside sustainable tourism. She is...

Content & Asset Creation Specialist

I am a graphic designer with a specialization in digital content and have designed successful marketing materials for a variety of online companies. I am based in...

Janine Aigner

Janine Aigner

Digital Graphic Designer

I‘m a water person, addicted to surfing, love diving into deep waters and enjoy being around the ocean. My digital remote lifestyle takes me around the world...

Katie Lister

Katie Lister

Global Brand Consultant|Contributing PR Writer

Mansour Ndiaye

Mansour Ndiaye

International Strategic Brand Curator

Mansour is an engineer and a fashion enthusiast for as long as he can remember. Born in Senegal, he immigrated to France to study at the age of 17.

missing image

Manal Mohamed

Strategic Brand Curator Liaison

Hi there! My name is Manal, I am a virtual assistant at Injoy VA. I am a first-year mechanical engineering student striving to create a better world through connection...

Cristina Deptula

Cristina Deptula

Contributing Writer | Publishing & Writing Consultant

Cristina Deptula loves random, eclectic culture of all sorts and amplifying the voices of those promoting creativity, compassion and resourcefulness...

Cary Wong

Cary Wong

Contributing Writer Culinary

Cary Wong is a marketing professional who loves great food and uses them as a way to learn about different cultures. His interest in the culinary arts was first ignited as he...

Nizie Lokman

Nizie Lokman

Contributing Writer

Nizie was a former corporate communicator for 16 years before she stepped in as a freelance travel writer from the chaotic yet calming city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...

Michael Daks

Michael Daks

Contributing Writer PHOTOGRAPHER

Michael Daks is an English multi-disciplinary artist now based in London after working in New York and Paris for 20 years. As well as working as a fashion and...

Neha Suradkar

Neha Suradkar

Contributing Writer Fashion| Beauty

A Makeup, Nail and Fashion Educator, Style Coach, Grooming Consultant and a passionate Writer, Neha has with an experience of more...

Funmi

Funmi Aasa

Social Media Coordinator

Patreika

Patreika Mascoe

Social Media Engagement Assistant

Patreika Mascoe is a Virtual Assistant that prides her work in providing the best and most accurate strategies focusing on social media engagement...

Amanda Powell

Amanda Powell

Web Maintenance Content Marketing

Ramphis Reyes

Ramphis Reyes

Web development

Ramphis Reyes is the CEO and Founder of ARCTOS a digital agency founded in 2014, currently with locations in Santo Domingo, London and NYC...

Barbara

Barbara Wichman

PR & Press

Barbara Wichmann, ARTÉMIA’s founder and CEO, takes a decidedly international approach, something she credits to living in the Netherlands during her formative years...

Chinwe Ohanele

Chinwe Ohanele

Legal

Chinwe Ohanele is an attorney licensed in CA, NY and NJ. She is a self-proclaimed content junkie, MACU fan and adventurer and traveler. When she isn't solving problems...

Join our team

    t

    Amanda Lee

    Web Designer

    Mike Stuart

    UI / UX Designer

    Samanta Kols

    Manager

    Tommy Lee

    Support Manager

    Mila Yong

    CEO Company

    Bill Kocs

    Web Designer

    Amanda Lee

    Web Designer

    Mike Stuart

    UI / UX Designer

    Samanta Kols

    Manager

    Tommy Lee

    Support Manager

    Mila Yong

    CEO Company

    Bill Kocs

    Web Designer
    TOP
    Troora Magazine Logo

    Welcome to TrooRa Magazine
    Not a registered user Sign Up
    Already registered Sign In

    Want The Print?
    Get Waitlisted NOW!