By Claude Muhi
Ugandan supermodel Judith Allen Heard has been voted Miss Elite Africa at the Miss Elite World in Cairo Egypt.
Judith beat other contestants from across the continent for the coveted medal.
The Miss Elite World event has been taking place since 19th May.
Ms Heard was crowned last night (May 30) in a colourful ceremony.
Its the first time in history at the pageant that a person above 28 years competes with contestants who are still in their 20s. Judith Heard is 34.
This norm was defied by African model from Uganda Judith Heard after being nominated as the ONLY representative from Uganda at the first ever MISS ELITE pageant competition held in Egypt.
For the 34-year-old Ugandan model, it has always been a dream to share her story through modeling, showcasing art and now pageantry.
She battled a line of 31 other contestants representing different countries. Amongst these countries; Morocco, Kenya, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Sweden, Finland, Greece, India, Colombia, Lebanon and many more.
Judith Heard said: “We grew up through rape and other social injustices in Uganda. This situation inspired me to start an advocacy campaign named DAY ONE https://dayoneug.com to combat rape and sexual assault in Uganda.
Due to our work and perseverance, we are inspiring people in Uganda and Africa at large to stand up and speak about it! I have been following the latest news concerning rape and sexual assault in Egypt, it is exemplary how the government and the people of Egypt are pushing to give justice to those victims.”
Miss Elite 2020 is an international Beauty Pageantry with contestants from allover the world.
All the contestants are top models, singers, actresses, previous miss universes, influencers and more.