Sunday, 5 March 2017

East Africa's Climate Queen

East Africa's Climate Queen to be Crowned in Uganda

In a partnership with The University of Kisubi, the Girls For Climate community will crown the first East African Climate Queen at a beauty pageant which will be held at the university main campus in Kisubi, Entebbe on 8th March, International Women’s Day from 6:00PM to 10:30PM. 

The queen will be selected from a group of six girls contesting in the beauty pageant dubbed Miss UniK co-organized by the University of Kisubi and Girls For Climate Community. The girls are currently undergoing boot camp where they are being taught life skills as well as vigorous training on critical climate and environment issues. This is a very important session since the climate queen will be expected to have wide understanding of East African climate patterns as well as other critical environmental issues.

This is the first time Girls for Climate co-organizes a beauty pageant and whoever wins this title will become East Africa’s First Climate Queen and she is expected to spearhead along with other climate leaders the Climate Action struggle in East Africa. This includes various campaigns aimed at creating an Eco friendly culture across East Africa and also advocate for Eco friendly legislations. The queen will also become the media face for the Girls For Climate community.
The girls will also compete for other titles like Miss Unik 2017, Miss Photogenic and Miss Congeniality.

The event is free and open to the public and various guests , climate leaders and Girls For Climate partners are expected to grace the event. The Tunza Eco generation ambassador Babirye Joanita is also expected to attend the event and will crown the climate queen.


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