Lebanese beauty grabs Miss Arab USA title
Organizers describe the contest as being is founded on the basis of advancing the cause for young ladies of Arab descent
With her charm and grace, 22-year-old Lebanese beauty Guinwa Zeineddine nabbed the Miss Arab USA 2014 title on Saturday.
Born in Canada, Zeineddine was raised in the UAE before moving to the U.S. at the age of 16, according to Lebanese media.
The beauty queen is currently studying a dual major in pre-pharmacy and communications and has been an advocate for higher education, reportedly dedicating herself to teaching part time.
She became the first Arab president of a Latina based sorority and has also advocated for community involvement and female empowerment
Guinwa “has served countless hours to under serviced communities in efforts to promote education and unity. Her civil service includes Boys & Girls Club, Center for the Blind, Operation Christmas child, Salvation Army, adopting needy families for the holidays, etc,” a local Lebanese website reported.
The yearly Miss Arab USA pageant prominently features women with Saudi Arabian, Iraqi, Syrian, Palestinian, Egyptian and Algerian roots, among others.
Organizers describe the contest as being is founded on the basis of advancing the cause for young ladies of Arab descent.
“It is a charity event for the community, uniting Arabs and friends of Arabs in celebrating the Arab cultural heritage in this great nation of The United States of America,” a statement on the pageant’s website reads.