Pride month that starts from June is celebrated worldwide, especially for Diversity and Inclusion and main steaming of LGBT community. Naazjoshi, a Delhi based Trans gender female makes India proud once again in this month as she wins title of Empress Earth 2021-22 has become India’s First international Trans Beauty Queen with seven International crowns, Naazjoshi has been an achiever and dons varied hats. She has won many beauty pageant titles like MISS UNIVERSE DIVERSITY 2020, MS EMPRESS EARTH 2021, MISS WORLD DIVERSITY 2017-2020 , MISS REPUBLIC INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY AMBASSADOR and MISS UNITED NATIONS AMBASSADOR
Naaz Joshi, not only a name, it’s became a brand by her beauty and winning the after a long struggle in her life.Naaz Joshi is India’s first transgender international beauty queen, a trans rights activist, and a motivational speaker and a super model from trans community.
The contest which was to take place in Dubai on June 1st , 2021 was cancelled due to pandemic and on the advice of the contestants was held in virtual mode. In the online contest, more than 15 countries participated in Empress Earth 2021. The countries who entered the top five were Colombia, Spain, Brazil, Mexico and India.
The Contestants were given tasks along evening gown and National costume presentation on the digital meeting. The final question asked to top five finalists wasthat “Do you feel that lockdown is the solution to the pandemic ?”
Naaz Joshi replied ” No Just lockdown can decrease the number of patients it’s also a duty of every human being to take care of the safety measures as recommended by WHO and we queens should motivate others to stay calm and positive”.
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.
The signature crown of Empres Earth was designed by Pesha Creations worth 3,000 US$, The crown is inspired by Mother Earth and studded with Swarovski crystals.
2nd runner up crown was bagged by Ms. Olivia from Mexico, 1st Runner up went to Ms. Valentina from Colombia and the winner was Ms.Naaz Joshi from India.
She is beauty with a mission and a well-known International Model. Her life is not limited to modelling but also works Trans rights in India, gender Sensitization Program with universities, colleges and schools. Thus She is India’s first trans model, international TRANS beauty queen, trans cover model, International cover model from trans community. She is also the brand ambassador for an IT company TRITAN SOLUTIONS PVT LTD, brand ambassador of a Srilanka based NGO which is working for environment conservation, Good will ambassador for a grooming academy AGS, brand ambassador for IT company and Srilanka based NGO To be changed.
She believes that “With Crown comes responsibility and winners shall be working to preserve and conserve Mother Earth.”