Brazil’s Julia Gama to speak at United Nations Higher Commission on Refugees seminar in Dubai

16 Jul 2021 | Camilla Suarez

Miss Universe 2020 first runner-up Julia Gama of Brazil arrived in Dubai on 15th July 2021 for a seminar in partnership with the United Nations Higher Commission on Refugees (UNHCR). On her arrival, she was greeted by Josh Yugen, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of ‘Xpedition Magazine’ in Dubai.

Julia took to her social media to share a picture of the Burj Khalifa and stated how impressed she was with the beauty of the man-made structure. She wrote, "I've barely arrived and I'm already impressed with Dubai! This beauty is the Burj Khalifa, the largest tower in the world. It's 828 meters high! Impressive. "



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The queen of Brazil will be one of the panelist speakers at the #UnitedTalk Series and share her thoughts and personal experiences about women's empowerment and how her cultural exposure has helped her to empower her fellow women in the workforce. She came from a culturally mixed family made up of Italian, German, Lebanese, and Portuguese people.

She moved to China in 2016 and started working as a professional model and actress for the next three years, and started prepping herself for the national crown. For her cultural contribution, she received the "The Most Incredible Award" from the Belt and the Road Chinese Government International Initiative in 2017. The diva has always aspired to represent Brazil at Miss Universe and was finally appointed to represent Brazil at Miss Universe 2020. She performed exceptionally well at the competition, after which she was adjudged as the first runner-up.



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Julia is a strong, confident, and focused woman who, with her journey, wants to inspire everyone to believe in themselves, in the power of work and dedication, and by sharing her journey and experiences at #UnitedTalk she is aiming to inspire or encourage someone to follow their dreams with sincerity and honesty. She speaks five languages fluently and she is very strong in her communication skills. Julia began her journey as an international ambassador for Leprosy six years ago and is an activist in India, China, Europe, and Brazil and has received several distinctions from international organizations.

During her stay in Dubai, Julia will participate in a photoshoot for Xpedition Magazine, Dubai, along with a few other brands in Dubai too.