“Too many times, we keep ourselves in our shell, pageants like this bring out the best in us.”
She speaks from experience, saying that she has grown with the pageant.
Three young women, Rose Lakoro Pitoi, Dorothy Elliott and Hane Kokoha also want to take this path.
They have expressed interest in entering the pageant but haven't secured a sponsor to do so yet.
“I’m interested. I haven’t tried out in a pageant before but I’d like to give it a shot and if they can secure a sponsor for me, that would be really great,” says Rose.