Miss World America is the national qualifier for Miss World, the oldest international pageant in existence (est. 1951) and one of the most publicized competitions on the planet.
As a professional model, Mari has worked for brands such as Target, Vanity, Sherri Hill, and Nordstrom,walked in Miami Fashion Week, and represented HGTV as their brand ambassador. She recently spoke at The Outstanding Filipino American Awards at Carnegie Hall in New York City, and her story is featured in the latest issue of USA Hockey Magazine.
In addition to her studies and career, Mari is a “Beauty with a Purpose” who is passionate about humanitarian work and advocates for the Irie Foundation, an organization whose mission is to empower atrisk youth to lead productive lives through cultural experiences, educational initiatives mentorship programs, and scholarship opportunities.
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