Fayetteville State University (FSU) student Dominique Ashley, a senior political science major from Fayetteville, was crowned Miss Black North Carolina US Ambassador (MBUSAM). She has been featured in Rolling Out Magazine, Centric TV, BET, and several media outlets.
The event was sponsored by Ambassadors of Change Inc., which sponsors The National Miss Black US Ambassador and Miss Black Teen US Ambassador Scholarship Pageant to be held in Atlanta, GA, July 2018. Ashley will compete in the national pageant.
State ambassadors from across the nation will be representing their home states and territories each competing to bring home the crown. Each contestant will compete in a preliminary community service presentation and private interview, fitness, evening gown and on-stage question competition. During the official pageant week, the state ambassadors will host several events that are geared toward health and wellness, women empowerment and community engagement. At FSU, Ashley is a member of the National Council of Negro Women and the Political Science Club.
Gearing up for the 2018 National Pageant production, CEO and Founder of MBUS|AM, Patrice Harrison said, “I am excited to bring the pageant back to Atlanta for the 5th Anniversary! Atlanta has so much to offer for contestants, staff and families. We look forward to visiting historical sites, hosting our girls’ conference and giving back.”
The Miss Black US Ambassador and Miss Black Teen US Ambassador Scholarship Pageant, is a program of Ambassador of Change Inc. The mission exists to give a once in a life time opportunity for young African-American women to serve as an ambassador of change and to encourage, empower and enlighten, communities’ states and nations. The purpose is to be a rising voice in the community and to make difference, by providing educational forums and events that focus on health disparities, poverty, violence and major issues plaguing the African American community. The organization’s goal is to be a role model not only to young African-American women, but to women around the world.
FSU is a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state. FSU offers nearly 60 degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. With more than 6,300 students, Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the nation.
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