Zimbabwean-born Kim Gundani crowned Miss Grand Australia 2018
Kim Gundani crowned Miss Grand Australia 2018
By Dani Nicole Fitch
June 17, 2018
Sydney, NSW – 26-year-old born in Zimbabwe, Melbourne based Kim Gundani was crowned Miss Grand Australia 2018 at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth on Saturday night. Miss Gundani will now represent Australia at Miss Grand International (MGI) hosted in Myanmar this October.
The Monash University Master of Law (Juris Doctor) student has ambitions to practice as a Barrister advocating for children and families. Kim hosted a ‘yoga against domestic violence’ charity event to help combat family violence through anti-violence and self-love meditation. Miss Grand Australia national finalists successfully raised $48,860 collectively for UN Women National Committee Australia in their national campaign to put an end to violence against women. MGA were delighted to hand the final cheque to Dr Chantelle Berenger at the sydney based coronation ceremony on Saturday evening.
Australia holds the number one ranking in Miss Grand International history having placed in the top 5 for three of the five years since its inception in 2013, including a controversial win in 2015 with Claire Elizabeth Parker where Anea Garcia of Dominican Republic was dethroned.
About Miss Grand International
MGI was established in 2013 and with over 2.5 million online followers, MGI has rapidly grown to be one of the top 3 beauty pageants in the world alongside Miss Universe and Miss World. MGI aspires to take a stand for the betterment of humanity through their core ‘Stop the War and Violence’ campaign which the Miss Grand Australia national finalists delivered upon through their fundraising efforts for UN Women Australia.
Kim Gundani will now undertake her duties for 12 months and embark on her journey to Miss Grand International as the Australian face of equality, philanthropy and female empowerment.
About Miss Grand Australia
Miss Grand Australia is a Sydney based beauty pageant run by a panel of Queens referred to as ‘Beauty Queens Unite’ under the direction of national director Dani Fitch. Through the assignment of the organisation’s new ambassador Miss Kim Gundani, MGA will roll out the Australian mission of providing aid and relief to those suffering from domestic violence and advocating messages of freedom, peace and harmony regionally, nationally and abroad. The judging panel at Miss Grand Australia were looking for an Australian representative who embodies the values of not just beauty but inner strength, kindness, compassion and intelligence with the ability to engage with various audiences on the campaign messages.
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To engage with Miss Kim Gundani for media interviews, please contact
Dani Fitch, National Director
Level 17, 9 Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW 2000