14 Reasons why Rachel Barcellona should be America’s Sweetheart & Interview

14 Reasons why Rachel Barcellona should be America’s Sweetheart & Interview

Over the last few weeks, Rachel Barcellona has been featured on CNN, NewsWeek, and several other new media outlets as the first woman with autism to compete at Miss Florida. But I felt compelled to write this post to make sure everyone knows that she isย so much more. I initially met her as a tween [...]

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Inclusivity in Pageants

Inclusivity in Pageants

Written by Elizabeth Tran and Andromeda Peters Pageant History was made with Black Girl Magic When Chesli Kryst was crowned Miss USA 2019, it was not only a celebration for her, but a celebration of diversity, especially for black girls across the USA. For the first time in history, the four reigning national titleholders for [...]

Carly Meek | Attorney, Model, Philanthropist, and Mrs. Florida United States!

Carly Meek | Attorney, Model, Philanthropist, and Mrs. Florida United States!

I had the pleasure of meeting Carly three years ago at my Model4Miracles Fashion Show. She was supporting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and modeling one of our designers C&D Pageantry's lovely gowns. The following year, she wanted to actually sponsor one of the kids from the hospital. She was not able to attend, but she [...]

Interview with Top Entertainment Journalist and Influencer: Vivaciously Vivian

Vivian is the go-getter I aspire to be. She is the youngest on BuzzFeed's "Top 5 Black Female Entertainment Journalists Under 30 in Hollywood" and was previously a correspondent with Access Hollywood. Her vivacious personality is magnetic. Anybody who is lucky enough to meet or know her will instantly feel better because of her presence. [...]

Meet Miss Pakistan World 2017: Ramina Ashfaque

Meet Miss Pakistan World 2017: Ramina Ashfaque

Ramina Ashfaque is a recent Broadcast Communications graduate of Florida International University. After being crownedย Miss Pakistan World 2017 in November, Ramina will be going on to compete in several international pageants including Miss Earth 2017, where she will be representing Pakistan. Ramina has held several pageant titles prior to her current title, including Miss Florida [...]

Motivational Monday: The Wonders of Volunteering

Happy Motivational Monday, Volunteering has always been one of my biggest passions. I have always enjoyed dedicating my time to help others. A few weeks ago, I went to an organization called Clean the World, an organization that recycles and donates soap world-wide. Part of my school program is based on community service and leadership. [...]

MEET MISS NEBRASKA UNITED STATES 2016: SARAI PIO

MEET MISS NEBRASKA UNITED STATES 2016: SARAI PIO

Sarai was raised in her beautiful hometown Las Vegas, Nevada since the age of three. She completed all her schooling in Las Vegas and graduated from Rancho High School and Area Technical Trade Center with a specialty in Customer Service in 2007. While attending school, she was always active in choir, dance, and theater. She [...]