ABOUT US

The Pageant was the vision of Mr. Michael a.k.a “Frakaz” Bisonga, under the Frakaz Entertainment Group based in Houston, TX. The Pageant was always hosted in Houston over the Memorial Weekend in 2006 saw the first actual pageant take place. This drew a number of girls to part take in the pageant, eventually making the next year 2007 which had the most participants to date. In 2008 another set of participants took part in it and also followed 2009 which was the last time the pageant was held. Mr. Bisonga eventually decided to part ways with the pageant as his vision for his entertainment focused more on the Radio segment of his entertainment group.

OUR MISSION

OUR MISSION

The Miss Kenya USA Organization’s objective is to empower young Kenyan women here in the United States; through engaging them in events and programs that will enhance their educational background as well as growth within the Diaspora through philanthropic work.

OUR VISION

OUR VISION

The pageant’s ultimate vision is to allow each young lady that is participating in the pageant to have an avenue where they can express themselves freely while exercising their goals towards development. It also hopes to mold these young women to be leaders of tomorrow, by helping them adapt to roles and programs that will utilize their skills to their maximum potential.

OUR SUCCESS

OUR SUCCESS

The Miss Kenya USA organization hopes to help each and every young woman that participates in the pageant to achieve their philanthropic work whether they win the crown or not. This is a challenging way forward to enable us to achieve the goals set forth by Vision 2030; by the Kenyan Government.

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Our goal is to have as many young Kenyan Women groomed and ready, to render their services as well as be positive role models within the community and the diaspora. Miss Kenya USA Pageant will serve as a platform for these young women to showcase their talent and also learn how to network within different arenas.

OUR ULTIMATE GOALS

OUR ULTIMATE GOALS

Our ultimate goal is to impact one girl child at a time that will in turn produce a ripple effect within our community of development and self sufficiency.

We hope to link each one of the contestants with an organization that is already working at social and/or developmental issues in Kenya as well as here in the USA; to further the purpose of their platforms. Lastly we shall encourage these young women to market and be the best goodwill ambassadors for Kenya in the Diaspora. These women shall execute but not limited to the following expectations:

  • Organization Ambassadors
  • Community Development and leadership
  • Good stewardship
  • Pageant Platform Driven
  • Accomplish set Goals
  • Share their success stories to motivate others

MEET OUR TEAM

Each and every one of our executives and board members represent the spirit of our Organization: driven, committed, and acutely aware of how limitless we can be as community members. We go to great lengths to identify contestants self-starters with diverse experience and skill sets to produce not just an effective workforce, but a well-rounded, talented and complementary team.

GLORIA McCATHY

GLORIA McCATHY

Founder and C.EO

Gloria’s love for pageantry came about as a challenge to herself. One would never tell that she was actually a shy individual and could not talk in front of an audience. She took it upon herself to challenge her fears and entered into the Miss Kenya USA Pageant in 2007. Although she did not place at all she registered to return the following year and managed to scoop a second runner up position.

NYOKABI MUNYAKA

NYOKABI MUNYAKA

Co-Founder and Director

Currently Ms Nyokabi sits as the public relations officer in the Just Humanitarian Purpose Non Profit organization that seeks to promote culture through dance and music. Ms Nyokabi is also a host In the Meet the Queens show and she has been appointed as the director for Miss Diaspora Africa International pageant in New York. This year Ms Nyokabi is the official Pageant director for Miss Kenya USA as well as a co founder and director of this pageant.

BETTY OBUYA

BETTY OBUYA

Public Relations Executive

Betty has had a passion for the Fashion and Entertainment Industry, of which has given her the opportunity to represent Kenya and her community in various pageants both in Kenya and the USA. With over 10 years in the Pageantry, Modeling and the Beauty Industry, she has participated in several pageants and fashion shows showcasing her talent. She has also had the opportunity to choreograph and coordinate several shows here in the USA.

BRENDA W. KARIUKI

BRENDA W. KARIUKI

Executive Secretary

Brenda W. Kariuki hails from Nairobi, Kenya and currently serves as a board member for the George Liberty foundation. She holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Texas Southern University, Houston TX. She is passionate about giving back to the community and enjoys helping children, women and the youth through mentoring and professional development. She enjoys planning for events, travelling and is an active member in the Kenyan Houston Community.

DEVAUGHNN WILLIAMS

DEVAUGHNN WILLIAMS

Pageant Executive Coach

DeVaughnn Williams is a youth and pageant queen mentor, public speaker, opera performer and the CEO and Founder of Ebony Fashion Week. Williams represented Washington state in the Miss. Black USA Scholarship Pageant for the 2015 and 2016 year. Practicing as a licensed massage practitioner since 2013 and as a proud mother of 1, she is passionate to inspire foster kids and at risk youth in particular to follow their dreams, to challenge what their future holds and to be the positive change they wish to see in the world.

FOZIA MOHAMED

FOZIA MOHAMED

Finance Executive

Fozia Mohamed was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. She traveled to the United States to further her studies in 2008 and graduated from Pacific University in 2012 with a Bachelors Degree in Dental Health Science. During her time at Pacific University, she played important roles in my community and the dental field, serving as an ambassador, and inter-professional student senate representative. After graduation, she practiced for two years at a private office, before deciding to go back to school for Masters in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, at George Fox University graduating in 2016.

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