We live in a world where everyone is trying to showcase their perfection, what makes me different is that I accept my imperfections and trying every day to improve on myself because I believe there is beauty in growth’. Her name is Vanessa, she is a 21-year-old and a student of the university of professional studies, Accra, who likes spending quality time with friends and family and also working out. ‘my aspiration in life is to have a fulfilling life, where when I’m old, I can look back and feel proud
Samira is a bachelor of arts in communication studies graduate from the Ghana institute of journalism, currently an intern at the northern development authority. The 25-year-old is committed to starting a revolution; a world free of child abuse and a space where every child will have the opportunity to reach their full potentials. ‘I am a solution oriented and believes that as long as the world exists, there is always a way
Rosetta graduated from the university of cape coast with a first-class honor in bachelor of education (home economics). She is a 24-year-old with aspirations of being a social entrepreneur. She listens to music, swim or watch inspirational videos during her leisure. ‘I believe I am uniquely positioned to be the next queen given my exceptional communication and persuasive skills
She holds a degree in bachelor of fine arts from the university of Ghana. The 23-year-old nurtures the dream of becoming one of the 10 most powerful and successful black women at the united nations on Forbes list in Africa before the age of 30. ‘my name is Olivia, I am beautiful, confident, eloquent, compassionate, industrious and I am worthy to wear the Malaika crown’. She loves the world of art which includes, acting, dancing and cooking.
NANA AMA AGYEKUMAGYEKUM
When I’m not busy studying or volunteering, I enjoy spending time with my loved ones, cooking and learning handiwork’. The 24-year-old graduate of the Takoradi technical university with an HND in procurement and supply, draws inspiration from women who have achieved or achieving their goals in spite of life’s challenges. ‘I have the passionate desire to positively affect the lives of the people around me and that has always been my driving force
Studying insurance at the university of Ghana, the 21-year-old believes t amazing but one unique thing that sets her apart is the fact she is highly motivated by challenges and pushes herself to excel. Mariam loves listening to podcast as she gets inspirational stories to get her moving. ‘feeding off the success stories of trailblazers, the can-do spirit is constantly ignited in me
Libby as she is affectionately called is a graduate of the Accra Polytechnic who is currently doing her national service at the design group ltd. She loves to read, listen to music and watching movies during her leisure. Her inspiration is drawn from people who go through great lengths to impact society, examples are Maya Angelou and Sandra Ankobea. The 23-year-old aspires to be the better version of herself which will inspire others and give them hope. ‘I am compassionate and committed to excel in other to be useful to my society
My mother’s persevering spirit is what I draw my inspiration from, her never giving up attitude no matter what life throws at you is what has brought me this far in life’. She is a graduate of the university of Pentecost where she holds a diploma in human resource management currently a beautician who never misses the opportunity to better her craft by following the latest makeup trends on U tube and trying her hands on. The 23-year-old believes that she possesses all the qualities to be a queen and help raise the brand, Malaika high.
GLORIA OBENG NYARKOOBENG NYARKO
Meet Gloria, a 19-year-old student of the Kwame Nkrumah university of science & technology studying disability and rehabilitation studies. She reads, listens to music and write poems during her leisure time. Her inspiration comes from nature and the smiles on the faces of people through her efforts which her aspiration to be a great leader in and an advocate for persons with disability. ‘what makes me unique and sets me apart from my peers aside my intelligence and beauty is my love for the disabled, which I would pursue when I am crowned queen.
Gesa is a 21-year-old who studied fashion designing at the Joyce Ababio college, she loves hanging out with friends and family, exercising, arts and listening to music at her leisure. Her aspiration is to be one of the greatest philanthropists of her generation. She believes that her uniqueness is her smile and affection for others, and is inspired by this quote ‘I am not a product of my circumstances, I am a product of my decision.
She is a 21-year-old marketing executive for the Black Avenue Group. Listing to music and watching movies relaxes her. ‘I aspire to be a beacon of hope to young people across the world. I am someone who is not afraid to fail, because I know it’s an integral part of the road to success’. She is self-motivated and a go-getter and this, according to her, makes her stand out.
The miss Maliaka crown will be the anchor that will firm my call to impact, with the crown, I’m looking at changing lives in a way that will outlive my generation and generations unborn’. Dela is a graduate of Alliance Française where she studied French. Her aspiration is to be an inspiration to her generation. ‘my life has been touched by people and it’s my duty to return that blessing to humanity’. During her leisure, she reads or listens to music.
She is 20 years old who is currently studying political science at the University of Ghana. Anne loves swimming and taking pictures. ‘I am greatly inspired by rich women who worked hard to achieve their success and flaunt it proudly, and so my aspiration is to make it big and also be an inspiration to other young women’. She believes uniqueness stems from her compassionate nature and that makes her worthy of the crown
AMBRAYAABENA ABRAFI GRAY
She is a 25-year-old graduate from the Penn State University with a degree in Bio-behavioral health. One thing that makes Ambraya unique is her determination. she is a model who enjoys writing, swimming, running, and walking the runway. ‘with my interest in health and concentrating on exercise/nutrition with the hopes of having my own health center in future
I am greatly inspired by my parents and sometimes music. Meet one of your 16 finalist, a 21-year-old student of professional studies studying public relations in management. Afia as she is fondly called by her friends loves watching movies, listening to music, and babysitting because of her immense love for children. Some of her greatest aspirations is to be flight attendant, and also aspires to be a role model. she believes being eloquent, confident and beautiful inside out are her key qualities and believes it is enough to make her the next queen.
I believe I have a natural African look, an interesting personality, tolerant and I easily relate to things and people around me and that makes me unique and deserving of the crown’. Adwoa Noella as she is popularly known is level 200 engineering student at the university of Ghana. She loves music, watching movies and hanging out with friends and family. The 18-year-old draws inspiration from her mum, life and its lessons and aspire to be the best version of herself.