Miss Teen & Miss Asia World (formerly named Miss Teen and Miss Asian American Texas Pageant) is an cultural beauty pageant, founded in 2017 by Asia World Media and Asian American Broadcasting.
The current Miss Asia World is Savannah Pham from ??? and the current Miss Teen Asia World is Saisha Karri from ???. They was crowned on , 2019 at Dallas, TX, USA.
Miss Teen and Miss Asia World Competition is a cultural beauty pageant created to recognize new, upcoming Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI or Asian American) women and to honor the current successful and philanthropist Asian American women leaders. The mission of the organization is to “Educate and Empower Asian American Women!”
For over two decades, the organization have provided opportunity and empowered Asian American women to foster growth and understanding of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI or Asian American) communities.
From the year 2011 until 2017, the competition is only organized both, but two titles are awarded during the same final. One for the current year and one for the following year.
Since 2017, the organization have gone through many positive changes, including new name, mission and vision, to evolved the pageant industry by focusing more on “Cultural and Academic.«
In 2019, Asia World Media and Asian American Broadcasting organizations announce the new name “MISS TEEN AND MISS ASIA WORLD” (formerly named Miss Teen and Miss Asian American Texas Pageant”)
The competition is hosted every two year. The contest is open to Asian women contestants from 13 to 27 years of age from the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, but not limited to, China, the Philippines, India, Vietnam, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar (Burma) and other Asian ethnic groups.
Delegates must be a citizen of the United States of America, and a resident of the state of Texas for at least 3 months prior to the pageant; or have resided in the state of Texas as a full-time or part-time student.
Delegates must be between the ages of 13 to 27 years of age: candidates between the ages of 13 and 19 are qualified for the Miss Teen Asia World title, and candidates between the ages of 20 and 27 years old are qualified for the Miss Asia World title.
All qualified candidates will received opportunities to take part in Asia World Academy, combining “THE FOUR PILLARS” consisting of “Cultural Connectedness, Intellect, Self-Awareness, and Leadership Essential Traits,” where they can learn a vase scopes of life and career topics, from diverse panels of professionals, CEOs and professors, that will prepare them before they get on stage but also the skills they acquired can be carry on to the rest of their lives.
Not to mention, the winners will be awarded with scholarship money, cash, gifts, and to have an honor of representing the entire Asian nations.
They are evaluated according to several criteria :
– Swimsuit Parade
– Traditional Outfits Parade
– Evening Gown Parade
Under the title of Miss Asia American Texas
|1999-2001||Tammy NGUYEN LEE|
|2001-2003||Joy NGUYEN HAYS|
|2003-2005||Elizabeth DINH NGUYEN|
|2017-2019||Averie Danielle BISHOP||Philippines|
Under the title of Miss Asia World
|2020||No contest due to pandemic|
Under the title of Miss Teen Asia American Texas
|2009-2010||Averie Danielle BISHOP||Philippines|
Under the title of Miss Teen Asia World
|2020||No contest due to pandemic|