She was crowned in Bangkok and now the chair of the Michelle McLean Children Trust
and Founding partner of the Business of Beauty.
In this year's Miss Universe pageant, the five other female judges are: Bui Simon, Miss Universe 1988 from Thailand, also known as Porntip Nakhirunkanok, founder of Angel Wings Foundation; Janaye Ingram, founder of Women's March Inc.; Michelle McLean-Bailey, from Namibia, founder of Michelle McLean Children Trust
and Miss Universe 1992 in Bangkok; Iman Oubou, Moroccan-American entrepreneur and former beauty queen; and Lili Gil Valletta, co-founder and CEO of CulturIntel and CIEN.
Continental Tyre South Africa handed over a cheque for N$10,000 to the Michelle McLean Children Trust
, headed by the country's famous former Miss Universe, which built the school in 2000 as a joint initiative with the government and caters for 920 children from preprimary to Grade 7 from the local area.
Last year Standard Bank Namibia rewarded Women of Excellence, Michelle McLean of the Michelle McLean Children Trust
and Patricia Sola of the Hope Initiative Project with a total of N$35 000-00 each.
The ninth annual Michelle McLean Children Trust
and Metropolitan Golf Day was recently launched in Windhoek.