Introducing the most beautiful woman in the world: Nicaraguan Sheynnis Palacios wins Miss Universe

The newly crowned Miss Universe 2023, the Nicaraguan Sheynnis Palacios, He said Saturday night during a brief press conference that the crown he won “is dedicated to girls around the world.” Nicaragua, Australia and Thailand were the last three finalists in this international competition.

“This crown is dedicated to girls from all over the world, to my inner child, to my family and to the more than 6 million inhabitants of my country,” said the 23-year-old Central American.

She said she felt “very happy” to be “the first woman to be Miss Universe of Nicaragua.”

He noted that “this story is beginning and will bring great changes for women and girls who are the construction of our society” and thanked “life and God for the opportunity.”

“My life has changed and so have the lives of many girls through my voice,” she noted.

He revealed that his biggest challenge throughout the contest was his anxiety attacks, “I suffer from anxiety attacks and I say it openly,” he said.

“I suffered an anxiety attack backstage (between dressing rooms). However, I knew how to handle it,” he commented.

He added that “I want to tell all the Nicaraguans who are watching me, we did it, we made stories (…) my country is going to change and many doors are going to open.”

On Saturday night, the representative of Nicaragua became the first Central American to win the Miss Universe contest in its 72nd edition, held in El Salvador.

The winner of the contest succeeds the American R’Bonney Gabriel, Miss Universe 2022.

In the question stage, she said that a woman whose place she would like to be in for a day is that of Mary Wollstonecraft, English writer, philosopher and one of the first women to develop feminist thought, because “she is the first woman who broke through to women’s rights”.

She also stated that “she would do everything possible to ensure that the wage gaps of that time (1756) were the perfect opportunity for many women to work in any area.”

“There are no limits for women, we can and we have the capabilities,” she added and was applauded by those in attendance.

Born on May 30, 2000, the Nicaraguan has a degree in Social Communication from the Jesuit Universidad Centroamericana (UCA), where she played volleyball, and is the host and presenter of the program “Understand your mind”, a social project that she launched after battling anxiety , with which he seeks to help other people and addresses different topics about mental health.