There’s a lot to Tina Charisma Antwi than many people know. The 23 year old is a contender to represent Great Britain in the Miss Universe pageant. One of her tasks includes fundraising for two charities, Strong Bones and Sheroes.
In her Gofundme page for that purpose, Tina Charisma said she has learnt the power of being able to lift and build other up. She added that “there are so many other charitable causes out there but by one person at a time, people and lives are transformed across the globe.”
Tina shares 10 things with us that we might not know about her.
10 things about Tina Charisma
1. Originally from Ghana
I am originally from Ghana and very proud of my roots and recognize that it is part of who I am.
2. International Relations and Sociology Graduate
I graduated with a Bachelors in International Relations and Sociology at Keele University and pursuing a Masters in International Development and Education at (UCL) University College London.
3. Loves to Cook
I am a big foodie and love cooking. I take food presentation very serious and I am one of those people who love to cook a variety of meals at the same time.
4. Passion for Outreach
I organise and run a number of outreach programmes here in the UK and abroad and have currently launched the “Charisma Campaign” which is supporting victims of acid attacks in India, Children with bone diseases in the UK and delivering educational workshops in Ghana.
5. Faith Driven
My faith has been one of the most compelling forces throughout my journey. As a Christian I always remind myself of what I truly stand for, making sure the amazing opportunity of being a beauty queen sends out a positive message.
6. Miss Universe Great Britain first ever pageant
Before Miss Universe I did not have any prior pageant experience. I was so shocked when I found out I had made it into the finals as I did not for a second think that I would.
7. Eye for bright colours
I find bright colours very attractive especially in clothing and I think they like me too.
8. Love Travelling
I am a real jet setter I enjoy travelling. I have had to put a lot of my travel plans on hold this year because of the Miss Universe Great Britain finals and focusing on the campaign but I love being in different environments visiting different places.
9. Secret Obsession with Bollywood
I have a real obsession with Bollywood movies that no one quite understands, but I find them to be very entertaining and my ideal relaxed evening would consist of having some snacks while watching Bollywood films. My favourite Bollywood films have to be Dhanak, Dum Laga Ke Haisha and Bajrangi Bhijaan amazing films with thought provoking story lines
10. Interest in Politics and International affairs
I find politics and international affairs quite interesting ad important that everyone should be politically educated and involved in the democratic system of their country in order to ensure that they have a say on issues concerning them.
The Miss Universe final takes place from 13-15 July. To find out more about it, click here.
You can get in touch with Tina via her Instagram page @verostina