Juhanna Rogers, PhD. (Director/Audre Page/Ms. Paulette)
is a motivational speaker, commentator, artist, and education activist currently residing in Syracuse. is the creator and host of "Behind The Woman" a web series that shares personal stories from diverse women leaders, with the goal of empowering women to pursue their dreams. "Behind The Woman" was recently picked up for TV by WCNY. Dr. Rogers earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Integrative Arts from Penn State University – Altoona. While at Penn State, she wrote, directed, and produced artistic performances that celebrated Black history and culture. Her work in theater earned her Central Pennsylvania NAACP Woman of the Year at the age of 20. Dr. Rogers went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University. Dr. Rogers has traveled the world exploring ways to document and highlight the narratives of the Black women through theater and television. Today, in addition to working as an artist, Dr. Rogers is the Vice President for Racial Equity and Social Impact at CenterState CEO, mother to her son, Nile, and avid seeker of laughter!