To connect, unite and support African women living in North-America and their communities by celebrating the beauty of the African woman through a showcase of talent, cultural diversity, creativity and public presentation.
The delegates who become part of the Northwest African Queen® gain confidence and poise in an increasingly competitive world. The pageant affords each delegate the opportunity to grow and advance her personal strength while acting as a role model in her community.
To connect, unite and support communities as we celebrate the beauty, the richness and the strength of the African woman.
CARMEN LOLA SAIZONOU (BENIN)
CARMEN LOLA SAIZONOU IS CROWNED THE NEW 2012/2013 Ms. NORTHWEST AFRICAN WINNER
From left to right; Christine Asiimwe (NAQ Production Executive), Lola Carmen Saizonou (2012-2013 NAQ Winner) and Grace Maseko Chirwa (NAQ Production Executive).
2012-2013 Winner- Carmen Lola Saizonou (Benin), Runner-Up- Mary Semere (Ethiopia) and 2nd Runner-Up- Fatoumata Diabate (Guinea Conakry)
2011-2012 NORTHWEST AFRICAN QUEEN PAGEANT WINNER
CHIDO DHLIWAYO (Zimbabwe)
The theme for NAQ-II was "The Beauty Of Diversity". With the instability in the African Continent, the Visionaries and Producers for NAQ were looking for ways Unite, Educate, Support, empower and groom women of virtue and courage to make Africa, North American communities and the world a better place one person at a time. The Theme was focused on early Education Awareness, Networking and Business acumen but most importantly to Support the Under-privileged.
2011-2012 Winner- Chido Dhliwayo (Zimbabwe),Runner-Up- Tinotendashe Chikore (Zimbabwe) and 2nd Runner-Up- Lydia Sabane (Congo DRC)
2010-2011 NORTHWEST AFRICAN QUEEN
Victoria Ochido (Kenya)
2nd RunnerUp-Tracy Muwanguzi, 1st RunnerUp- Elma Mdee & Winner-Victoria Ochido.