In the wake of pride month celebrated in June to celebrate the lives of the LGBTQ+ community, India’s first transgender model won the title of Empress Earth 2021-22. The runner-up Valentina represented Colombia and the second runner-up was Olivia from Mexico. This was supposed to happen in Dubai on June 1. However, due to the pandemic, the award ceremony went virtual. Therefore, 15 countries participated in the event. Where Colombia, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, and India were the top 5.
Naaz Joshi won the title of Empress Earth 2021-22. The ultimate question asked to all the top 5 finalists was, ‘Do you are feeling that lockdown is the answer to the pandemic?’
Naaz Joshi answered the question with grace. She said, “No simply lockdown can lower the variety of sufferers. It’s additionally an obligation of each human being to deal with the protection measures as really useful by WHO and we queens ought to inspire others to remain calm and optimistic”.
Naaz Joshi is India’s first transgender international beauty queen, trans rights activist, motivational speaker, and supermodel from the trans community. She is also the brand ambassador of an IT company and works for a Sri Lankan-based NGO. She also works as a goodwill ambassador for grooming academy AGS.