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2022 Application & Information Page

The 2022 Miss Blind Diva Empowerment Pageant is now accepting applications!

The mission of the Ms. Blind Diva Empowerment Pageant is to empower women with vision loss by providing tools to cultivate and encourage their daily life experiences. 

Our 2021 Winners

Meet Naomi Panarella

Winner of the 2021 Ms. Blind Diva Empowerment Pageant
Naomi Panarella, lives in Houston, Texas, attended the University of Houston and graduate with a degree in Communications. Naomi works as an executive assistant for an oil and gas company. She enjoys reading, exercising, yoga, dancing, baking and educating sighted individuals about her visual impairment, Retinitis Pigmentosa.

Meet Tonika Williams

Winner of the 2021 Ms. Independent Youtube Challenge

Tonika is from St.Andrew, Jamaica in the Caribbean.  She was born on the 18th of May, 1995 to parents Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Williams. Tonika is the first of three children. She experienced a stormy birth where she was born prematurely, developed breathing complications, and her eyes were damaged due to medical negligence. This case is a classical, famous 1995 case, and law students along with lawyers and judges use this case to make references to other medical negligence matters. The term of her diagnosis is Retinal Detachment, (visually challenged). Despite that, she was able to do all things through Christ who strengthens her. This lady is known as the Certified DIVA which stands for Determined, Independent, Vybzy and Awesome at what she does.

The 2022 Miss Blind Diva Application

Please submit the following application in order to be considered as a contestant for the 2022 Miss Blind Diva Pageant!

Prior to beginning the application, please note;

  1. There is a 75 dollar submission fee, payable via Paypal at the end of the application.
  2. Please use your phone or other appropriate device to record a 1-3 minute max video of yourself independently doing something that you would do in your everyday life and describing why you believe that you should be the 2022 titleholder. After completing your video, please upload it to Youtube and share the link in the appropriate spot below. Feel free to use music and be creative! For examples of videos submitted in the past, please visit our Youtube channel here. Again, there will be a spot to drop the link to your video in the application below.
  3. The deadline for submissions is August 31st, 2022.