The ADHDer and Disability Support Worker from Victoria takes Miss Grand Australia 2023 crown home
Sat, Jul 15, 2023: Mikaela-Rose Fowler is crowned The 7TH Miss Grand Australia 2023 as successor of Amber Sidney Miss Grand Australia 2022 when she won over 30 Contestants at the end of LIVE Grand Finale in The Pageant Venue RACV City Club, Greater Melbourne, Victoria today on Saturday July 15th 2023 which started at 6pm AEST / 4am EST. The Full Coronation Show Streaming is available to watch here:
The Newly crowned Mikaela-Rose Fowler Miss Grand Australia 2023 will represent her nation Australia at the upcoming Miss Grand International 2023 in Vietnam where The Reigning Queen Isabella Menin Miss Grand International 2022 will crown her successor at the end of Grand Finale in Phú Thọ Indoor Stadium, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Wednesday, October 25, 2023.
The Court of New Queen Mikaela-Rose Fowler Miss Grand Australia 2023 has four runners-up, Paitin Louise Powell 1st Runner-up, Brooke Murray 2nd Runner-up, Selina McCloskey 3rd Runner-up, and Alecia McCallum 4th Runner-up.
Mikaela-Rose Fowler @mikaelarose.fowler is a 28 year old Disability Support Worker from Victoria.
Throughout her personal journey of self discovery, her ADHD diagnosis and her experience working as a Disability support care worker, Mikaela has gained insight into a world that lacks understanding for those who are different.
Mikaela hopes to use Miss Grand Australia as a platform to help reduce the stigma around disability, to spread kindness and compassion and to help other people who are experiencing their own struggles.
Paitin Louise Powell 1st Runner-up @paitin_powell from QLD is a 25 year old Dental Nurse from North Queensland Australia! Growing up in rural areas of North Queensland, Paitin realised that throughout her life, opportunity did not come easy.
Paitin would like to use Miss Grand Australia as a platform to prove that it does not matter where you come from, if you have a dream in life, work hard and show up for yourself every day you can achieve anything!
Paitin currently teaches modelling and deportment classes to young people living in rural Australia to give them opportunities to grow and achieve their dreams.
Brooke Murray 2nd Runner-up @brookemurrayyyyy from NSW is a 25 year old Performing Arts Teacher/ Masters Candidate from NSW Australia!
Brooke is a dancer, emcee, performing arts coach and a passionate advocate for mental health awareness and at-risk women and children. She is currently in her final year of hear Masters of Clinical Exercise Physiology with the career goal of working with vulnerable population groups, including those with disabilities and the elderly, to holistically improve their health.
Brooke hopes to use the Miss Grand Australia platform to extend her reach as a role model and charity advocate, inspiring other women to chase their dreams as she strongly believes that there is no limit to what each of us can achieve.
Selina McCloskey 3rd Runner-up @selina_mccloskey from NSW is a 22 year old Business student from NSW Australia!
Selina attended a deaf and blind pre-school as an abled person which taught her empathy and gratitude at a young age. She proved that hard work pays off as she then went on to attend school on an academic scholarship. Selina is now at university completing a Bachelors in Business/ Innovation and Entrepreneurship, majoring in Human Recourses and Leadership Management.
Selina hopes to use Miss Grand Australia as a platform to be a role model for younger generations who are going through adversity. She believes that we all have a purpose in life and that hers is to be a voice for peace and kindness in the world.
Alecia McCallum 4th Runner-up @alecia_mccallum_ from NSW is a 27 year old teacher from NSW.
Aleica has been dancing since the age of 4 where as teacher she has the opportunity to be share her passion and knowledge of dance to her students at school through her Aboriginal Starstruck group. She is grateful to have the opportunity to inspire her students to believe in themselves and encourage them to be whoever they want to be!
At age 18 (year 12) she completed a research project about the stereotypes associated with pageantry and she would like to use the Miss Grand Australia platform to break these stereotypes.
Alecia has always believed that pageantry helps build confidence, communication skills, friendships and opportunities.
Image: Mikaela-Rose Video: Pageant practice had a little bit of a Shakira vibe today and I’m not mad about it