Updated: Aug 27, 2021
America's Miss Sweetheart Virginia 2021, National Speaker on Intersectional Feminism, founder of NOW Austin, owner of Beyond Beauty Cosmetics, Alexia Emuze has 8 years of modeling experience, public speaking and working with non profits. As a woman of color, first- generation American and college graduate; Alexia understands the need of informing and educating others about intersectional feminism.
She is the Co founder of the NOW AUSTIN CHAPTER, a part of the National Organization for Women which was founded in Washington June 30, 1966. She founded the chapter of NOW to advocate for; Reproductive rights, Economic Justice, Ending Violence Against Women, Racial Justice, LQBTQIA+ Rights, and Constitutional Equality. Her goal with this organization is to uplift women, women identifying persons, and spread awareness of the intersectional issues they face. Alexia Emuze has won many art competitions including the "Love Your Body Poster Contest" for her intersectional fem. art piece. She has been featured in the Austin voyage magazine for her beauty and skincare online company.
In 2021 Alexia Emuze became the first black America's Miss Sweetheart Virginia. As America's Miss Virginia she created her Platform Love Your Body & Soul. During her reign she has helped uplift and advocate for women and persons' who identify as women through public speaking, rally's, collaborating with other organizations, and educating young women through her book Love Body & Soul.