India’s first International Trans Beauty Queen ‘Naaz Joshi’ Wins accolades on international platform
Naaz Joshi, a Delhi based trans-gender female was crowned Empress Earth 2021-22, an International Title in a virtual contest held during Covid.
Globally, Pride month celebrations start with much fervour from the month of June to uphold the diversity and inclusion of the LGBT community. One of India’s most recognized trans gender female Naaz Joshi has made the country proud by winning the title of Empress Earth 2021-22, and with this has become India’s First international Trans Beauty Queen with seven International crowns to her credit.
The Empress Earth 2021 contest which was to be held in Dubai was conducted virtually due to the Covid-19 restrictions. More than 15 countries participated in this online beauty pageant with Colombia, Spain, Brazil, Mexico and India making it to the Top 5. Naaz was crowned the winner while contestants Columbia and Mexico won the 1st & 2nd runner-up titles respectively.
Jury members included Likamatso Makutle from Lesotho who is the founder of Empress Earth, Mrs Rita Gangwani from India, Adriga Biswas form Bangladesh, Dr. Thiagaraja from Sri Lanka, Gugu Cele from South Africa, Sir Williams from Nigeria and Mr. Prem Gada from India.
Carving her own path
Naaz is a winner of several prestigious beauty pageant titles such as MISS UNIVERSE DIVERSITY 2020, MS EMPRESS EARTH 2021, MISS WORLD DIVERSITY 2017-2020, MISS REPUBLIC INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY AMBASSADOR and MISS UNITED NATIONS AMBASSADOR. She is India’s first transgender international beauty queen, a trans rights activist, and a motivational speaker and a super model from trans community.
She is beauty with a mission and a well-known international model. Her life is not limited to modelling alone and also works for Trans rights in India, gender sensitization program with universities, colleges and schools. Thus she is India’s first trans model and international trans beauty queen. She is also the brand ambassador for an IT company as well as of a Srilanka based NGO which is working for environment conservation, Good will ambassador for a grooming academy AGS.
Naaz believes that “With the Crown comes responsibility and winners shall be working to preserve and conserve Mother Earth.”