Mara Topic from Guayaquil Crowned Miss Universe Ecuador 2024

09 Jun 2024 | Angelique Reyes

In a ceremony filled with glitz and glamour, Mara Topic from Guayaquil has been crowned Miss Universe Ecuador 2024. The prestigious event, held last night at the Teatro Centro de Arte in Guayaquil, captivated audiences nationwide as they witnessed the crowning of a new queen.

Mara, a 24-year-old communications graduate and professional model, stood out from the start with her poise, elegance, and heartfelt advocacy for mental health awareness. Her journey to the crown was marked by her unwavering dedication to empowering others and her commitment to using her platform for positive change.



As the final moments of the competition approached, the anticipation was palpable. The judges, impressed by her eloquence and grace, selected Mara from a group of incredibly talented contestants. Her radiant smile and confident answers during the Q&A segment solidified her position as the favorite.

Mara’s triumph is a testament to her hard work and perseverance. Speaking to the audience after her coronation, she said, "This crown represents the dreams and aspirations of many young Ecuadorian women. I am honored to carry this responsibility and excited to represent Ecuador on the international stage."

The Runner ups are :

1st Runner-up   United States – Nadia Mejía

2nd runner-up  Cañar – Katherine Espín



The night was not just about beauty but also celebrated Ecuadorian culture and talent, with performances that highlighted the country's rich heritage. The audience erupted in applause and cheers, echoing the nation's pride in their new Miss Universe Ecuador.

As Mara Topic prepares to take on the world stage at the Miss Universe competition, Ecuadorians across the globe rally behind her, confident that she will shine brightly and make her country proud.