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Miss Supranational Somalia 2023 is Fowsia Abdirashid Abdihakin

Fowsia Abdirashid Abdihakin to represent Somalia at Miss Supranational 2023, replaces Miss Somalia 2022 winner Iqra Ahmed Hassan Miss Somalia 2022 runner-up Fowsia Abdirashid Abdihakin has been appointed the new Miss Supranational Somalia 2023, replacing the Miss Somalia 2022 winner Iqra Ahmed Hassan. The Miss Somalia organization made the announcement on social media earlier this month but no reasons were mentioned by the organizers in their released official statement. Fowsia is 21 years old, born in Kenya, and was raised and educated in the Dagahaley Refugee camp. The education advocate and an aspiring cybersecurity expert is currently pursuing her final year at the university for her degree in computer science. Her advocacy is focused on educating girls, children, and marginalized communities. Besides volunteering at education programs, she is also an environmental and climate change activist. She also believes being Miss Somalia 2022 realized her dream of representing her country

Somalia to debut at Miss Earth pageant with Hibaq Ahmed

Somalia, a country in the Horn of Africa, is set to debut at the Miss Earth pageant with the newly appointed Miss Earth Somalia 2022 Hibaq Ahmed. The 26-year-old fashion model, support worker and English teacher will travel to Manila, the Philippines for the Miss Earth 2022 world final this November. Not new to pageantry, Hibaq was previously named Miss Elite World Somalia and went to participate at the Miss Elite World pageant several months ago in Soma Bay, Egypt. For her advocacy, Miss Earth Somalia wants to raise awareness for SDG 2 (Sustainable Development Goal - Zero hunger) in Somalia, and how climate disaster - drought - has become the country’s new normal since it has left nearly 50% of the people hungry. An elite London and Essex-based pageant coaching and model agency Her Pageantry Ltd. currently holds the license for Miss Earth Somalia. Meet Miss Earth Somalia 2022: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Miss Earth Somalia (@missearthsomalia) Phot

Miss World Somalia 2022 is Bahja Mohamoud

A student and entrepreneur originally from Beledweyne, Bahja Mohamoud, has been officially announced as Miss World Somalia 2022. She is now expected to represent her country at the 71st Miss World pageant. The 22-year-old is currently studying at the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and enjoys swimming, boating, piano, violin, volunteering at animal shelters, and cooking every cuisine under the sun. Bahja grew up with a very early passion for medicine, mental health awareness, and education, with a particular interest in healthcare within the Somali community. Her first business was a chemical dependency clinic that had the goal of reducing the stigma of mental health conditions and co-occurring drug addiction in her community when she was only 18. For her "Beauty with a Purpose" project, the new Miss World Somalia aims at launching her own health foundation and medical clinic in her hometown Beledweyne, a remote village that lacks medical access. Somalia de