All about Elite Miss Earth USA 2021 Nalicia Ramdyal

28 Jan 2021 | Priya Bhardwaj



Nalicia Ramdyal was crowned Elite Miss Earth USA 2021 on 17th January 2021 at the Linda Chapin Theater located in the Orange County Convention Centre, Orlando, Florida. The 28-yeaar-old Guyanese American bested more than 30 delegates from across the country.

Nalicia, at the finale, also won the Miss Photogenic award, Best in Runway Award and secured a Spokesmodel contract with Queenly; an online pageant selling app along with a US $1000 contract with HOTWORX.



Nalicia immigrated to the United States from Guyana when she was 5 years old with her family. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in Education from the City University Of New York. Currently, she is working as a Special Education Educator for the Department of Education.

Because of her achievements, Nalicia was offered a scholarship from the Department of Education which is allowing her to continue her studies by pursuing her master’s degree to become a Speech Pathologist.

Nalicia is also a domestic violence advocate who works closely with various organizations in New York which includes Safe Horizon to help spread awareness on the epidemic. The stunning beauty wishes to own her own nonprofit organization for Domestic Violence.



Her passion for pageantry began as an infant when she was growing up and participated in three pageants. She represented Guyana at the Miss Caribbean Queen Pageant in New York City in 2014, giving others the opportunity to embrace and appreciate who Guyanese are as a nation and copped the first runner up position, Best in Interview, Best in Evening Gown, Best in Talent and Best in Formal Wear Awards. 

In 2015, she competed in Miss Global International Guyana 2015 and won the People’s Choice Award. In 2017, she copped the 2nd Runner Up spot and the Miss Congeniality Award at the Miss Universe Guyana. Most recently, she was a finalist in the Miss NY USA 2020 pageant where she secured the Best in Evening Gown Award.



Nalicia’s passion is to continue making a difference around the world with pageants. Nalicia, being a part of pageants, wishes to have a voice and eventually allow her to make a difference in the world.