Birjees Ali Rizwi Mrs India United Nations 2022
World Class Queens of India Magazine Birjees Ali Rizwi Mrs India United Nations 2022.
World Class Queens India Magazine: Please tell us about yourself.
My name is Birjees Ali Rizwi. I come from a family of doctors and simple living in India. I came to New York to study. That’s where I found my Prince Charming and got married. I live in Los Angeles now and have two boys. I did some studies in New York and then studied cardiac sonography and have been working for UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center as a Senior Cardiac Sonographer for past nineteen years. I love my job to providing healthcare and well being.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: Please tell us about your education.
I did my bachelor’s degree from Aligarh Muslim University, India
I did Medical School for two years in New York
Studied Computer Technology and Networking in New York
Studied Ultrasound at the WCUI in Beverly Hills.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What does women Empowerment means to you?
Embracing femininity while adapting to different roles when you have to
I work in a field where it’s a long day with emotional stress. But I feel a woman can be emotionally and physically strong when the need comes.
Helping kids go through different stages of life, education, emotional and physical well being
Showing that you can be strong emotionally while still being loving, caring, kind, etc
Respecting authority but being able to show them that if you can do the job better than a man then you deserve that credit or position.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: Tell us about your pageant history.
Mrs International Classy 2023
Mrs Popular Worldwide 2023
Mrs India United Nations 2022
Judge at the Beauty Pageants
Fashion Model - New York Fashion Week
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What inspired you to do your first pageant?
Passion in fashion
Influence to spread a positive message
To prove to myself and the world that I am not just a wife, a mother and a worker, but a woman of affluence and elegance with a kind and supportive heart.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: Why did you choose to compete for your current title?
Encouraged by friends and family
I need to widen my horizon and I believe in beauty with purpose. I feel I can keep spreading my message and I hope someone will walk away with just a piece of my attitude and wisdom.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: To those unfamiliar with your pageant system please tell us what is it about?
Beauty pageants have been around for very long time. It’s about a woman who wants to stand out as a beauty queen, not afraid to give a helping hand to a person or community in need. She is beautiful, elegant, resourceful and willing to help others in need.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What makes your director different from others?
My director is caring and very supportive. Always available to answer any questions and ease the anxiety.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What are you being judged on during the competition?
Grace, poise, elegance, intelligence, how you respond to stress and what is your purpose behind the beautiful you. How caring you are towards the less fortunate, and what you will do to make your community better.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: Tell us about your experience during the competition.
It was fun, exciting and challenging. I work in a hospital, for the last nineteen years. Coming out of scrubs, dealing with patients and sickness to a glamour world was a huge change and I had to transition. But fashion and makeup is something I always liked so it was fun for me. Charity work, raising awareness and community services has always been a part of my life.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: Who would you recommend your system to?
All the women of any age. If I can do it, you can do it! Go out there and fulfill your dream.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: Tell us about your platform or what cause do you volunteer for.
I always felt very strongly about blood shortages and a person getting worse or in an extreme case, even dying because of the lack of blood of their type. I am a blood and platelet donor and have been promoting it for years now. The more people donate, more matches we will have, and more people will get chance to live.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What appearances have you done with your title?
Some of the appearances I have made:
Interview with “Women Now TV”
Music Event Celebrating the Life of Indian Rap Artist Sidhu Moosewala
July 4th US Independence Day Parade
Adult Rehab Center
An Article in Culver City Magazine on my pageant award.
India’s Independence Day Celebrations.
Runway Model at the New York Fashion Week September 2023
Saree Parade organized by Women Now TV, San Jose
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What are some of your achievements?
I was very young when I migrated from India. I got further education and adventured in many fields till I found my passion as a Sonographer. For past 19 years I have been working as a Cardiac Sonographer for the most reputable hospital of California. Ronald Reagan Medical Center
I have two sons. I was able to send my older one to college with out of state tuition. He is a graduate today and I feel very accomplished about that.
Having a property in today’s world and expenses is a big achievement. I own a house in the heart of the city and live with my husband and two beautiful boys.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What makes you stand out from all those other beautiful girls?
Perhaps my kind heart that reflects from face and my actions.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: Tell us about the moment your name was called out as the winner.
I was starstruck as former Miss World Diana Hayden put a crown on me and hearing my younger child yelling mommy won from the first row seats.
Emotional, and very very happy!
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What does it mean to you to be a Beauty Queen?
Embodying beauty inside and out.
Taking up the responsibilities that come with the crown. Being available to the community and helping where it’s most needed.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: How did competing in pageants helped your life?
It really put me out there. I started to think about my own well being, grooming myself and putting my act together. For the first time I was making time for myself.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: How did pageants helped your self esteem and body image?
I feel more confident and put together in many ways I didn’t know that I could be. I feel beautiful and strong. I feel more affluent and approachable.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: You are an inspiration to all the girls out there. How does it feel?
It feels amazing and little scary. I want to be a good example and advise them to understand that they can make it here too but I also don’t want them to feel pressured to. Take your time. Take care of yourself and when you are ready you push yourself to get where you need to be.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What is your on stage strategy to win the judges over?
Be yourself! Smile and make eye contact. let them see the real you and answer with confidence what they ask.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: How did you prepare for your competition?
I did something to improve myself everyday with the help of my coach. Be it my platform, walk or makeup. It’s a journey and you must do something to improve and enhance what you already have until you shine bright. If you have a coach it helps you tremendously.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What are your tips for learning better pageant walk?
Practice, practice, practice and accept that everyone has a different way of walking.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What are your tips for choosing right pageant dress?
It’s good to find out what the stage background color is and choose a color that will stand out. Find a dress that’s appropriate for your body and age. Try it and see how you feel. If you like yourself in it you will be happy and you will feel confident.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What are your tips for winning interview?
Talk with confidence, keep it to the point and smile.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What is one mistake that you've done during competing you wish you could redo and fix it?
I wish I gave more time on stage and looked at every judge more closely.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What other mistakes are made by girls during the contest?
Getting distracted and not having enough energy to sustain the long hours.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: Any modeling or acting experience?
No acting, but have done some runway modeling for designers at the New York Fashion Week in August of 2023 and also will be at the L.A. Fashion Week in October 2023.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What are your plans for 2023 as a Queen?
Continue to help my community and widen the network for my platform to donate blood and platelets.
World Class Queens of India Magazine: What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?
There is no age limit to fulfill your dreams. The day you realize it, work for it and go get it!
World Class Queens of India Magazine would like to say thank you for this amazing interview!
Birjees Ali Rizwi Mrs India United Nations 2022, World Class Queens of India Magazine Interview by Derek Tokarzewski Owner/Editor in Chief Mr WorldClass 2023 Mr United Nations 2018 Platform: Women Empowerment