UNITED STATES of America's MS.
United States of America's Ms.- Christiana Monarez
Christiana Monarez is a San Diego, California native, who loves the California lifestyle. She is passionate about health and fitness and loves spending time at the beach. She comes from a Navy family and has a strong love for the woman and men who serve in our armed forces. Christiana is a fun-loving and witty individual, who was selected by her fellow pageant sisters as Miss Congeniality at both the United States of America’s Ms. California pageant and the United States of America’s Ms. National Pageant.
Christiana is an advocate for Health care and is passionate about ensuring that everyone has access to healthcare resources, especially when they need them the most. Her passion for helping others first started when she became a social worker for individuals with disabilities and was strengthened when she became a social worker for medically fragile individuals. Through her work, she has been able to see the great need for access to healthcare services and has made it her mission to ensure that this need is fulfilled. She developed the program HELPCare to allow for ease in identifying healthcare resources around the United States and encourages the sharing of resources by others when they are found. If you find a Healthcare related resource that may help your fellow community member please find HELPCare on Facebook and share today! Together we can make a difference!!!
Christiana received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from California State University San Marcos, and will soon be graduating with her Master’s Degree in Public Health. After obtaining her master’s degree, she has her sights set on obtaining a Ph.D. in Public health. That’s right, soon she will be Dr. United States of America’s Ms!! Her future career ambitions include working for the Center for Disease Control or the World Health Organization. She fully intends to live her life for the betterment of the public’s health!
In her spare time, Christiana also volunteers for various organizations including Autism Speaks, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and Dirty Little Paws among others. She also volunteers for the Fallbrook Village Rotary who runs the Miss Fallbrook and Miss Teen Fallbrook Scholarship pageant. She has been the Co-Director, Coach, Mentor, and Choreographer for this pageant for the past 7 years and sees no end in sight. Christiana believes that pageantry is an exceptional way to develop a young woman’s skills in public speaking, interview, poise, and overall stage presents. She strongly encourages anyone who may be interested in starting their pageant career with the USOA sisterhood because it will change your life!!