Miss Arab Universe is an international beauty pageant, founded in 2020 by Mr. Ashraf Elgamal. It’s a parent pageant of Miss Arab USA.

The inaugural edition was supposed to take place in 2020, but due to the pandemic, the first edition of Miss Arab Universe was postponed to 2021.


Miss Arab Universe is a parent contest of Miss Arab USA. This contest started as Miss Arab Europe, before going international. It was founded by Mr Ashraf Elgamal, owner of The Arab American Organization (AAO).

The Annual Miss Arab Pageant is founded on the basis of advancing the cause for young ladies of Arab descent.

The Pageant is a charity event for the community, uniting Arabs and friends of Arabs in celebrating the Arab cultural heritage all over the world.

The pageant is a fundraising event that is just one out of many existing development events that the AAO embarks on. The AAO takes Pageantry to the next level for young Arab women by grooming Arab Queens as great Ambassadors for humanity.

The pageant redefines the image of the Arab woman as a leader and a vital partner in the development of the world.

This is a non-political platform for young ladies to achieve personal growth and development, take pride in their heritage, discover their inner beauty in achieving their humanitarian goals in life and lay a strong foundation as leaders of the future.


Miss Arab Universe Pageant is open to all Arab young ladies around the world for those who are of Arab origin.

Since Miss Arab Organization doesn’t hold pageants at this time in each country, young ladies can apply directly to the Miss Arab Universe pageant without going through a local pageant competition first.

The contestants must age between 18 and 28 as of January 1st.They must have Arab origin, at least one parent or grandparent must be of Arab origin.

High school graduate is required to all contestants.

No swimsuit competition and no body qualifications in this pageant. According the organizers, the winner is chosen based upon her general Elegance, Education and world knowledge, Skill set, Talents, Community involvement, and service.



Year TitleholdersNameCountry
2020 No contest due to pandemic