Claudia Magallon Mrs Global Universe 1st Runner Up
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine would like to welcome amazing Queen Claudia Magallon Mrs Global Universe 1st Runner Up.
Full name: Claudia Magallon
Title/Year: Mrs global universe 1st runner up.
Zodiac sign: Virgo
Hobbies: bodybuilding, hiking, but I love cooking more than anything.
Years competed: One, this was my first pageant, I always wanted to do something like this, but it took some time for me to take the decision and go for it.
Countries visited: Costa Rica, Japan, USA, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Germany.
Likes: I like reading, I love sunny days, been at the beach listening peaceful music. I like a lot of things, I do have a passion for shoes and of course to spend time with my loved ones.
Dislikes: definitely cold weather, it’s very hard for me the winter time, I also dislike lies.
Status: Happily married.
World Class Beauty Queens: What does women Empowerment means to you?
It means to be aware of your capacities, also to be aware of the areas you can work on you to be your better version, and of course to be sure that we own our decisions and none one else.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about your pageant history. I went to a casting telling my self that I was just going to see how it was like, but in the bottom of my heart I knew I was ready. I decided to enroll my self, started taking catwalk classes, among with oratory, dancing and everything related to women empowerment. I won the pageant in my province and a few months later I also won at national great final, proudly with the highest score in all categories. What an amazing experience to be able to represent my country.
World Class Beauty Queens: What inspired you to do your first pageant?
After many years putting all my heart and toughs in my family well been, I needed to recover some of my dreams, it was really important for me to follow my goals and inspired other women, specially my two daughters.
World Class Beauty Queens: Why did you choose to compete for your current title?
Singapore is a country that I wanted to visit, been in this pageant and also visit this amazing country was the perfect match. And I have to say competing with all this amazing women has been an honor and one of the best life experiences.
World Class Beauty Queens: To those unfamiliar with your pageant system please tell us what is it about?
It’s about believing in your self, about improvement, about friendships. Share to the world a little bit of your culture, create special bonds with ladies from all over the world. It’s about learning.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are you being judged on during the competition?
The judging was about projection on stage, the elegance in evening gown, we had an interview and a talent test. I was very nervous about my dance, at the end I really enjoyed it.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about your experience during the competition.
I did love the city, the kindness of Singaporean people. Also was challenging to share room with somebody who didn’t speak my language. But in general terms it was very well organized we became very good friends and I enjoyed every minute.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about your platform or what cause do you volunteer for. I’m a founder of an association that works for kids in poverty. We are a group of women who really care about those who are in need, specially children.
World Class Beauty Queens: What appearances have you done with your title?
I had the honor of been the cover in a magazine that targets the feminine marketing, been invited to several local pageants and some radio stations all of them dedicated to subjects of women interests.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are some of your achievements?
Graduated as a nutritionist
Founder of civil association
Also had study experience in gastronomy.
World Class Beauty Queens: What makes you stand out from all those other beautiful girls? We’re all different and beautiful in our own way.
I have to admit that I didn’t think like that before. I grew in the streets and suffered a lots of rejection in my life. Became a mother at a very young age. I guess what it make me special is the talent of been just me.
World Class Beauty Queens: Tell us about the moment your name was called out as 1st Runner Up. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of victory. Our body shot us with dopamine. To feel the satisfaction of the recognition of months of work is just amazing. All the positive emotions came to me.
World Class Beauty Queens: What does it mean to you to be a Beauty Queen?
It means that I found and harmony between my physical appearance, my intellect and moral values and I can transmit this to those who sees me. Also mean that I have the responsibility of be the best me, to keep improving my self and help other women to achieve their goals.
World Class Beauty Queens: How did competing in pageants helped your life?
Impacted directly in my self esteem, I became even more independent, I learned to accept criticism and to develop my self confidence.
World Class Beauty Queens: How did pageants helped your selfesteem and body image? It helped my self esteem, I finally saw how beautiful I was, I learned to love my self in a better way.
World Class Beauty Queens: You are an inspiration to all the girls out there. How does it feel? It is a responsibility indeed, but I admit it feels good. I hope to be able to impact someone life in a positive way.
World Class Beauty Queens: What is your on stage strategy to win the judges over?
Make eye contact, let them know you are not scared, that you are an amazing strong confidence and beautiful ladies.
World Class Beauty Queens: How did you prepare for your competition?
I took many courses, trained harder in my gym improve my diet, my hair, my skin. I went to a Mexican Miss universe winner to prepare my self even better. I spent hours and hours reading and practicing.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your tips for learning better pageant walk?
Get some good shoes and practice, practice and enjoy it.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your tips for choosing right pageant dress?
The right dress is the one you feel pretty in it. No the shiniest or the longest, but the one that makes you feel special.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your tips for winning interview?
Be confident, prepare your self, get to know the subject before hand. Relax, give a good smile and just be your self.
World Class Beauty Queens: What is one mistake that you've done during competing you wish you could redo and fix it?
With my evening gown I hesitated for make a turn and I’m sure that costed me some points.
World Class Beauty Queens: What other mistakes are made by girls during the contest?
To be insecure or comparing yourself to your fellow contestants. Fail to prepare or let other opinions undermine you.
World Class Beauty Queens: Any modeling or acting experience?
No, I don’t have any of those.
World Class Beauty Queens: What are your plans for 2020 as a Queen?
I want to be a national director, I want many woman to experience this amazing pageant.
World Class Beauty Queens: What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?
To help women empowerment, that’s my legacy goal.
World Class Beauty Queens Magazine would like to say thank you for this wonderful interview.
Claudia Magallon Mrs Global Universe 1st Runner Up, World Class Beauty Queens Magazine,
Interview by Derek Tokarzewski Owner/Editor in Chief Mr United Nations 2018 Platform: Women Empowerment Ambassador to International Foundation for Orphans iffocares.org
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