Sumary of Vaidehi Dongre from Michigan crowned Miss India USA, dedicates win to her mother:
- Vaidehi, who has majored in international studies, won the ‘Miss Talented’ title when she gave a flawless performance of Indian classical dance form Kathak.
- Sharing her thoughts just before the victory, Vaidehi wrote in the caption of a post on Instagram, “Less than 48 hours before I leave to go compete at the Miss India USA National pageant in NJ and I could not be more excited!
- After a full year of deep reflection and work on myself, the Miss India Michigan pageant made me realize how much growth can come from leaning into challenges.
- Participating in and winning the Miss India Michigan pageant brought me a level of internal clarity and confidence that I didn’t think was possible.
- “Diana Hayden, Miss World 1997, was the chief guest and chief judge for the pageant.