Our Team

Miss Kenya U.S.A

Meet our Team

GLORIA McCATHY

Founder and C.E.O

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

Co-Founder and Director

Currently Nyokabi Munyaka 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

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

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

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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