Report: Arvin Cabachete| Writer & Correspondent
Philippines’ bet wins in the inaugural edition of Miss Multinational held at Kingdom of Dreams in Gurugram, India on February 26, 2018.
Sophia defeated 12 other women competing in the pageant. Aside from the crown, she also won special awards such as Miss Environment and Miss Speech.
She is 18 years old currently studying Financial Management in San Beda University.
“Back home in my country, I am already a co-founder of a social organization called “Ang Pagbabagong Mithi”. In rough English, it translates the idea of change.’ “Here I advocate for the rights of women and children because in my country we have the saying that children are the future of the world. And secondly, I believe that we women as you can see how spectacular… how much potential we have, we definitely deserve more than what you have, and when I go back home to my country, I wish that I will have the social capital to be able to extend my reach not only in the borders of the Philippines but in the entire world because I believe that is what makes us multinational. Thank you!”, Senoron’s response to the final question.
The final question was “What is the one cause you would like to work for in your country?”.
Saskia Kuban from Germany and Shefali Sharma of Germany were judged first runner-up and second runner-up, respectively. Completing the Top 5 are Ruri Chikuma of Japan and Pang Foon of Thailand.
Arnold Vegafria, National Director of Miss Multinational Philippines, was called onstage to crown Senoron. After Teresita Wyn Marquez’s victorious campaign in Reina Hispanoamericana 2017, this is the second crown of Miss World Philippines Organization under his directorship.
Miss Multinational is an inaugural beauty pageant owned by Glamanand Entertainment Pvt Ltd. which focuses to “Discover Starlets”. The pageant was initially scheduled in 2017 but the date was move in 2018.