Guyana secures spot in Top 40 at Miss World!

Miss World Guyana Joylyn Conway is a step closer to winning the Miss World 2019 crown and title. The Guyanese beauty queen emerged as the winner in her group for  the first round of the Head To Head Competition, beating representatives from Albania, Peru, England, Korea, and Honduras. After a great interview, where she eloquently spoke about her advocacy; Joylyn was paired with Miss Mongolia for the second round where she emerged as the winner and securing her spot into the top 40 for the finals.

One of the Miss World fast track events, the 2019 Head to Head Challenge received more than a billion views on the Miss World Website, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and MobStar accounts. This year, presented by reigning Miss World Vanessa Ponce de Leon and 2016 Miss World Stephanie Del Valle, the Head to Head Challenge provides an exclusive and in-depth look at every single Miss World national representative. The global audience then had the power to choose their favorite, who were advance to the second level of the Head to Head Challenge.

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In stage two, the winners from each group will face off, against another contestant, to earn their place in the Miss World Final 40. In this section, the contestants will show their skills as an advocate for their ‘Beauty With A Purpose” project. The 10 head-to-head winners who have advanced to the Top 40 are: Miss Guyana Joylyn Conway, Miss India Suman Rao, Miss Mexico Ashley Alvidrez, Miss Moldova Elizaveta Kuznitova, Miss Nepal Anushka Shrestha, Miss Nigeria Nyekachi Douglas, Miss Paraguay Araceli Bobadilla, Miss Philippines Michelle Dee, Miss Trinidad & Tobago Tya Jane Ramey and Miss Venezuela Isabella Rodriguez

79321205_10158041360574974_8360367980143443968_o.jpgConway lives by the adage, “It costs nothing to light another candle”, hence her mission is to inspire girls in STEM to embrace their dreams with confidence via her ‘Beauty with a purpose’ project, “Stem Girls Glow”. The 2019 Miss World pageant has been underway in London for three weeks, putting its 100+ contestants through a rigorous series of competitions including Sports & Fitness, Top Model, Talent, Multimedia, Interview and challenges on the way to naming the Top 40 quarterfinalists who will compete in the main event Saturday (Dec. 14) at London’s ExCeL Event Center.

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