Suzan Lips crowned Miss Grand Netherlands 2020

11 Nov 2020 | Angelique Reyes

Suzan Lips has been crowned Miss Grand Netherlands 2020 by the 12 Months of Beauty organization. The finale was held on 8th November 2020 in Amsterdam. Suzan will represent the Netherlands at Miss Grand International 2020 finale.

Suzan is 27-years-old and is a certified accountant and works as a skin therapist. She describes herself as a positive, friendly, and hard-working woman who realized at a young age that if you want to achieve something in life, you must work hard for it and that is why, she gives her best at whatever she does. “I’m also the girl that always tries to help everyone, no matter what. I want people to feel good and I will always try to make everyone feel at ease with my open and friendly character,” she explained.



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The diva is not new to beauty pageants as she entered the beauty pageant world when she was 25-years-old and was adjudged as the second runner-up at Miss Beauty of the Netherlands 2019. She followed pageantry for a long time on social media and always admired the beauty queens for their elegance. Suzan explained that she feels that beauty queens comes across as powerful, intelligent, and confident women who set a good example for the younger generation.

After winning the title, she took to her social media and thanked the organization for their belief in her and mentioned, “I can’t believe it. I DID IT! Never ever I could have imagined that this dream would come true 4 years later! And to be honest, I am so so proud of myself. I have worked incredibly hard to challenge myself, to come out of my comfort zone and I’m so proud of every step in my journey. It feels surreal that my dream just came true yesterday and I can’t express how grateful and honored I am! I want to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart, who believed in me, supported me, and followed me every step of the way! It wasn’t possible without all of you. Thank you, thank you, thank you!”



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Suzan wants to create awareness, love, and respect for the LGBTQ+ community and states that she has so many stories to share, activities to do, education to give, to make sure to stop the violence and that they get all the love and respect that they deserve. She believes that they deserve to live like every other human being. She also aspires to have her own successful skin clinic would like to open a skin clinic focused on transgenders, to help them with their transformation both physically and mentally. Suzan shared that she has a brother who is a transgender and watching him grow and transform to a man he is today has always inspired her to push herself in life and using the platform to do something good for them is her goal now.

On asking about what was her experience with beauty pageant in pandemic, Suzan explained that the organization was very creative with the activities they gave to the divas and she had a lot of fun. “My favorite challenge so far was the interview challenge. In this challenge we had to interview a person who is still facing a lot of prejudices. I really loved to get to know the story behind the person you might not understood before, and to spread this positive message further. Creating a world with more love and understanding, where everyone can be who they truly are without prejudices, is something wonderful to fight for,” she added.

Suzan has already started to prepare for the pageant and might emerge as one of the strongest contenders for the title as she is experienced, determined, and focused towards winning. Her purpose to use the platform is heart touching as well.