By: Naeisha Rose

Miss Haiti Samantha Colas, 25, of Port-au-Prince may not have placed in the Miss Universe competition, which was telecasted last month in Thailand, but that has not stopped her from pursuing her dreams and using her platform as a child advocate.

“I did not do the competition just to become only a beauty queen, which would be in everyone’s sight,” said Colas. “I did it for the platform that this stands for and the opportunities to help others, especially the vulnerable people for the different causes that it would allow me to defend on a larger scale.”


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Naeisha Rose

Naeisha Rose is a multimedia journalist and graduate of the Arts & Culture and Broadcast programs at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She has experience working on independent short films, short...