Zozibini, the first black woman to win Miss Universe Pageant since Leila in 2011. She redefines black is beautiful at the 68th Installment of the Global Beauty Pageant with her short, natural hair.
She was crowned Miss South Africa in 2019. She beat Puerto Rico’s Madison Anderson and Mexico’s Sofia Aragon in the final three to take the Tiara.
Zozibini is Beauty Crowned with brain as she actually won the pageant with her intelligence.
Tonight a door was opened and I could not be more grateful to have been the one to have walked through it. May every little girl who witnessed this moment forever believe in the power of her dreams and may they see their faces in mine.
Zozibini’s words summarised all that every woman and every African girl child need to keep believing in themselves and the power of their dreams.
To every African woman and girls, I say you are beautiful and intelligent. You matter, you deserve the best.
Go get your crown!