Miss PNG 2016 contestants

Pageant contestants donate blood at PMGH

These young women are setting the standard of what it means to be a leader by getting involved in charity work and giving back to the community. 

More than just a pretty face

This yearly pageant is about building confidence, addressing issues, women empowerment and above all, being PNG’s ambassador.

Get to know each of the six contestants as the Miss PNG pageant week for this year begins:

Miss IBS – Samantha Kuase, 19 years old. Business & Management Foundation Year student at Institute of Business Studies (IBS) and has East Sepik and Madang parentage.