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Annie Rupani

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Residence  Houston, Texas, USA
Years active  2010
Name  Annie Rupani
Occupation  Entrepreneur
Religion  Islam
Education  Boston University
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Born  9 April 1989 (age 26) (1989-04-09) Pakistan
Known for  Miss Pakistan World 2010

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Annie Rupani (Sindhi: عيني روپاڻِي‎), was crowned Miss Pakistan World 2010 on 20 August 2010. This 21-year-old hailing from Sugarland, Houston, Texas USA is the eighth Miss Pakistan World.


Miss Pakistan World 2010

This beauty queen, nicknamed "Ramadan Queen," was crowned in the month of Ramadan and the Miss Pakistan World event itself drew upon a lot of media as it was being held in the crisis situation of the floods that were taking place in Pakistan. Rupani, won a title of Miss Perfect Ten for the best physique in the pageant as well as the winning title of Miss Pakistan World 2010.

Miss Intercultural 2012

Rupani participated in the Miss Intercultural 2012 held in Miami, Florida in June 2012. Rupani placed Second Runner up at the Miss Intercultural 2012 pageant.

Previous achievements

Rupani previously worked at Congressman Ted Poe's office, the Texas Office for State-Federal Relations, the Texas Governor’s office as well as at the United Nations as an intern. She is currently a Student Ambassador at the Howard Thurman Center at Boston University. She was also on the Boston University Mock Trial team and visited an elementary school weekly to help run their after school Girl Scouts program.

Rupani foundation

Rupani who along with her father has established the Rupani Foundation to create employment, promote equity participation, and reduce poverty in the mountain communities of South and Central Asia. The Foundation's objective is to create economic opportunities, knowledgeable leadership, and 'aristocracies of merit' for the marginalized communities, particularly women and youth. The main focus is to develop programs such as Gem Cutting and Polishing Training Centers and Early Childhood Education Centers for the growth of the people living in inaccessible areas.

Cacao & Cardamom

Rupani is the owner of Cacao & Cardamom a chocolate company, with special spices from Pakistan and around the world mixed with chocolate served as a speciality! After getting crowned Miss Pakistan World, Rupani studied all about Chocolates in Malaysia and then furthered her knowledge in the USA.

Other news

In January 2011, Rupani openly supported Veena Malik, a Pakistani actress who was being criticized for being on an Indian Television show, Bigg Boss (Indian TV series). Rupani spoke in defence for Malik and said that it was unfortunate for Pakistan to have a male dominated society in which women were being victimized. Rupani added that such clerics were targeting women in general so that they remain uneducated, submissive and weak. Rupani became one of the first few women to step up and support Malik.


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