More power to Shree Saini: The Indian-American is a perfect combination of beauty and brain, becomes a face of diaspora people
Shree Saini, the first Indian American who had won the Miss World America 2021, has finished as the first runner-up at the 70th Miss World competition.
On Karolina Biewleska from Poland won the coveted blue crown as the 70th Miss World at the pageant final at the Coca-Cola Music Hall in San Juan, Puerto Rico on March 16.
Biewleska was crowned by Miss World 2019, Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica. Olivia Yace from Côte d’Ivoire was the second runner-up.
The much-publicised Miss World final show was broadcast globally to over 100 countries.
US citizen Saini, 26, also won the Beauty With A Purpose (BWAP) competition during the event.
Her story is an inspiring one to tell. An advocate for heart health, Saini bears a permanent pacemaker since she was 12, and overcame a major car accident which left her with burns all over her face.
Nothing could hold Saini back. She dreams to become a United States Secretary of Education. An avid reader, Saini is also known for her passion for dance and musical theatre. She also enjoys attending stand-up comedy.
The beauty pageant contestant has travelled over 100 cities, 34 states and 8 countries with her Beauty with a Purpose project.
A humanitarian, she raised Rs. 560,000 ($7,400)for Covid India Relief funds. The funds were used to feed people in need and will help feed thousands of families for months.
With a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism Saini is currently working as a Business Manager at her father’s company and as a Keynote Speaker.
Sani also holds the prestigious position of Miss World America ‘National Beauty with a Purpose Ambassador’, a position she earned by working tirelessly to help those less fortunate and in need,” her official Instagram handle said.