San Pedro Sun | Jessel Lauriano is back from her participation at the Miss World Pageant held in Sanya, China. During her whirlwind visit, she made friends, enjoyed her participation immensely, and even got to catch up with Lord Michael Ashcroft. Ashcroft met and congratulated Jessel at the Miss World Coronation Ball. The contest was televised to 1 billion television views in 150 countries on the 30th October 2010. During the event, Jessel also got to know other beauty ambassadors from around the world.
Ms. Julia Morley, Chairman of Miss World Ltd. and International President of Variety Children Charity came up with the phrase and concept “Beauty with a Purpose” which was created 30 years ago and has raised over US$400 million for charity organizations around the world. The Miss World Pageant is the largest annual pageant of its kind and celebrated its 60th anniversary this year.