Melissa Aguirre emerging as front-runner for Miss World Ecuador 2020

07 May 2020 | Angelique Reyes

Miss World Ecuador 2020, the 8th edition of Miss World Ecuador, will host its coronation night on 23rd May 2020 in Portoviejo where stunning beauties from all over the country will compete for the national crown and the opportunity to represent Ecuador in Miss World 2020. María Auxiliadora Idrovo Miss World Ecuador 2019 will crown her successor at the end of the event finale.

With competition being held later this year, Melissa Aguirre representing Zaruma is emerging as a front-runner for the national crown and the opportunity to represent Ecuador at Miss World 2020 stage.



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Melissa is 26-years-old and has a degree in Journalism and a Master’s in Marketing and Political Communication. She is passionate about beauty pageant and determined to represent the country at an international level. She likes to travel and meet new people as she feels that meeting new people will give a different perspective towards life which would really help in future both professional and personal way. She is a fluent speaker of English and Spanish and seems prepared to give this opportunity a real chance.

Melissa is not new to the pageantry as she started competing in beauty pageant when she was little. She competed in Reina de Quito 2016 and since then has worked with various designers and brands to finesse her performance and getting ready for future pageants. She recently shared a post on her social media where she reflected upon her feeling from the pageant. She captioned her picture, “For me, this contest means representing my country, not only for the beauty that exists in all Ecuadorians, but for being an example of effort, solidarity and dedication”. Melissa feels that Miss World Ecuador 2020 will give her the chance she has been dreaming off when she was a little girl and she will perform her best to grab onto that opportunity.



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The diva has always been interested in social work as well, she clowned in two Quito Hospitals in the children's area. In tough times like now, she has been actively urging people to stay at home and follow the guideline WHO has been asking people to do to stop the spread of the virus. The diva wants to make the world or at least her surroundings a better place to live and she feels that the stage would help her achieve that. Melissa has a thesis and studies already carried out on HIV in the country, and would like to work with this vulnerable group that has always been discriminated against. She also wants to achieve a very strong campaign for the prevention of traffic accidents nationwide.

She stated, "I am convinced that achieving awareness in people would prevent many accidents with victims every day. I consider that being part of Miss World is an incredible opportunity to demonstrate that beauty must be comprehensive. That the objectives and goals that we set ourselves are they can fulfill if we are constant and disciplined. Women can achieve everything we set out to do and help many vulnerable sectors of society if we set ourselves the goal of working for the common good. "

Melissa loves reading and dancing. She has worked as a TV presenter for a children’s channel, in which she won an international contest. She is beautiful, confident, and positive about things turning well for her and she would give her best at the competition. With her strong delegation and confidence, we feel that she can be the winner and represent Ecuador at Miss World 2020 stage. She has started to prep herself for the competition and we’d like to wish her all the best.