Dulce Pino

Ms. Elite U.S.



 Andrea Binley Murray  

Mrs. Elite U.S. Woman of Achievement



Jennette Vanderpool

Mrs. U.S. Woman of Achievement 




Omenesa Oruma Akomolafe

Mrs. WOA International



Palmira Bustillos 

Ms. Elite International



Lakisha Irby  

Ms. U.S. Woman of Achievement



Rena Kelley

Ms. National United States



Her Excellency
Dr. Nephetina L. Serrano

Woman of Achievement U.S. Ambassador Queen 2022 



Florence Yeh

Miss International



Angela Karren

Mrs. Elite International



Joan Wakeland

Ms. Elegance International



Wendy Lindberg

Ms. Elite U.S. Curvaceous



Lina Gutierrez

Mrs. U.S. Curvaceous



Francisca Ramos

Ms. U.S. Curvaceous



“We are here to hear”

The mission of Woman of Achievement is to recognize & develop women leaders in their communities. We host two signature events for women: The International Woman of Achievement Leadership Weekend inviting women from cultures worldwide to present women’s issues, perform and/or speak while meeting and networking with other outstanding women. The second event, our U.S. National event is the Ms. & Mrs. U.S. Woman of Achievement Pageant which is a three-day leadership pageant weekend where women can present their platform work, interview and compete for the titles of Mrs. U.S. WOA and Ms. U.S. WOA. All events culminate in various awards including cash grants to women with community service, excellence in public speaking, or excellence in academic achievement & the arts.

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Mrs. & Ms. U.S. WOA Pageant
Woman of Achievement

Jan. 6-8, 2023

Pacific Palms Resort

Complimentary parking
1 Industry Hills Pkwy, City of Industry, CA 91744
Los Angeles County (626) 810-4455

What is Woman of Achievement?

We Acknowledge The Beauty In Service, Self-Development And Education Among Today’s Modern Woman Through A Leadership Weekend And Pageant Competition Awarding Women For Their Life’s Work.

Marlena Martin

CEO – Woman of Achievement

NOTE:  Per pageant industry standards, there are no pageant refunds but your fees can be applied to a suitable replacement, you can choose to represent your state but not attend Nationals, or apply your fees to the next year’s competition.

Nominate a Woman of Achievement

We are currently accepting applications for contestants to represent U.S. STATES (and regions) at large. To apply to represent your STATE at the National Competition APPLY NOW! Your application will be reviewed by our selection committee, who will extend an invitation to the most qualified applicant to become an official state titleholder. If selected, you will have 72 hours to officially accept the title by turning in the required official paperwork, and sending your entry deposit and headshot before your title is offered to your state’s runner up.

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    US National Platform Winners

    2nd Place Platform Cash Winner

    2nd Place Platform Cash Winner

    Denise Valdivia

    Ms. West Coast
    STARS – Childhood Abuse Victim to Victor

    GOLD CIRCLE Top Platform Cash Winner

    GOLD CIRCLE Top Platform Cash Winner

    Jennette Vanderpool

    Mrs. California “Mariposa Women’s Center” Domestic Violence Awareness

    3rd Place Platform Cash Winner

    3rd Place Platform Cash Winner

    Andrea Binley Murray

    Mrs. Elite Southern California
    Joel Cascadden Scholarship Fund
    “Careers in Fire Safety”

    Platform Winner

    Platform Winner

    Kristina Gallias

    Ms. Southern California “His Little Feet”

    Her Excellency

    Her Excellency

    Dr. Nephetina L. Serrano

    Woman of Achievement
    U.S. Ambassador Queen 2022
    Platform Winner
    Marriages In Crisis

    Platform Winner

    Platform Winner

    Tammorra Golder

    Mrs. Elite Indiana
    “The Prodigal’s Return”

    By women

    for women.

    Apply to be a State
    or International Delegate
    We want to hear your story:

    NOTE: If for any reason a contestant competes or arrives to compete but full payment is not cleared by or during pageant weekend or is somehow voided while she is participating, she will not be able to be crowned and her first runner up will automatically be named as the winner.
    *Delegates are highly encouraged to enter the age division they are qualified for. If you are on the border of the age requirement, we urge you to go into the upper age division. When you enter a younger age division you take the risk of a more difficult competition ratio. While it is your choice to enter a lower age division (if you are in reasonable age of that division) consider the risk in competition factors as it typically puts you at a disadvantage rather than advantage.

    January 8, 2023








    Until the National Woman of Achievement Leadership Weekend!