Miss Africa United States Pageant Winners
My name is Meron Wudneh. I am honored and delighted to represent Ethiopia, an ancient African country with amazing bio diversity, people who take pride in preserving their diverse culture, it’s great warriors, Kings and Queens! I love dancing our traditional dances Eskista, playing sports and bringing visibility to our culture through fashion which inspired a greater love of modeling. I model in NY, and also work in MD for Montgomery County in the field of healthcare and recreation where we develop youth programs.
KATHY’S MISSION IS TO RAISE AWARENESS AND FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER AND PROMOTE EDUCATION OF THE GIRL CHILD IN AFRICA. SHE HAILS FROM ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA.TP_7506She is the epitome of what it means to be an African girl in modern day America. Kathy Onwu is a Bachelor’s of Science, Registered Nurse currently attaining her master’s degree in Nursing to become a family nurse practitioner
Ghyslaine Tchouaga is a Cameroonian native, born and raised in Yaoundé, Cameroon and moved to the United States to continue her education. She holds numerous titles, she is an aunt, a daughter, a sister, a student and a humanitarian, but one of her most important title came during this summer when she was selected to represent Cameroon at the Miss Africa USA pageant this year. She is God fearing and loves different cuisine.
Fifi Souma is from the Republic of Guinea Conakry, 21 yrs old, speaks fluent French and English, Full time student at Montgomery College with a major in Communication. Fifi’s platform is to raise awareness and fight against the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), promote Education of the Girl Child in Guinea and to continue as a Goodwill Ambassador volunteering for America by teaming up with charitable organizations across the United States to serve needy communities.
In 2009 she won the title of Miss Africa USA as a beauty ambassador to the entire continent of Africa in the US. During her reign she did over 200 appearances including the Super bowl, building homes with Habitat for Humanity, was featured on BBC World, President Obama’s Inauguration, and was a celeb spokesperson for Russell Simmon’s ‘Diamond Empowerment Fund’ along with Kim Kardashian. She’s appeared in magazines like J’Dore and Us Weekly, along with being dressed personally by fashion legend Jean Paul Gaultier.
Atlanta, Georgia: The 3rd Annual Miss Africa USA Scholarship Pageant was recently held on November 3rd 2007 at the Ashok International Center in Atlanta Georgia. The Pageant was attended by hundreds of Africans and friends of Africa. Considered the toughest episode ever, the 2007 competition featured 17 beauties who made it to the finals all ready to claim the thrown as Queen. In the end, Nigeria's delegate, Miss Mfonobong Essiet, an experienced humanitarian was crowned as the Miss Africa USA 2007-2008.
Shortly after winning the pageant in 2006, Miss Teizue Gayflor set out to achieve her platform: Promoting Education and Peace in her native Liberia. Miss Teizue who immigrated to the United States at a very young age, remained very passionate about the situation in Liberia especially the plight of children during and after the War that raged on for many years. As Miss Africa USA she was able to achieve her dream of giving back to Liberia by helping and inspiring children on Education. She visited several schools in Morovia and the outskirts talking to children about the importaince of Education.
Miss Africa USA pageant was first launched in Atlanta Georgia in 2005 when 17 young women from different African nations resident in Georgia took part in what was then called Miss Africa Georgia Pageant. Over 500 guests gathered at the Global Mall of Geogia to witness this spectacular event. Pageant contestants are college students from local Universities in Georgia who wanted to showcase the different cultural aspects of their countries.