WE WERE THERE! Miss Universe Shares Her Sustainability Secrets And More From The 2023 Cielo Gala – WATCH!By The DivaGals | June 7, 2023 | Entertainment
The reigning beauty, who hails from the United States and has Filipino roots, shared with the DivaGals how she designed her gown for the event using sustainable materials and how environmentalism is one of her most ardent platforms.
Miss Universe also announced that she will help promote HIV/AIDS education and prevention in collaboration with the Commission on a global scale.
At the annual fundraiser, Puerto Rican nonprofit Centro Ararat, founder and CEO Dr. Iván Meléndez-Rivera and The Fundación Latinoamericana de Acción Social (FLAS) were honored. Both Dr. Meléndez and FLAS Founder, Elia Chinó, gave their remarks as the commission continues its fight against HIV and AIDS. Actor and activist Laith Ashley provided his powerful and passionate remarks virtually, expressing his gratitude for being the 2023 Ilka Award recipient.
The night was kicked off pride month as the Commission continues its work towards Zero Homophobia and Zero Transphobia. Watch all our interviews from the gala carpet!
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