Press Release

For Immediate release:

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA – Reigning Miss World Guyana, Andrea King, was selected as a speaker for this year’s 2023 World Literacy Summit at Oxford University in Oxford, UK from April 2nd -4th.  The World Literacy Summit brings together leaders from 85 countries representing over two-thirds of the world’s population, and all with a single focus – advocating, championing, and educating on the vital importance of improving literacy levels across the globe.

Miss King who is a Business Management Administration degree holder and an avid public speaker will be presenting her Beauty With A Purpose Project, Project Flo (FLO which is an acronym for Financial Literacy Orientation). Miss World Guyana 2022, Andrea King, recently founded NGO Project Flo aims to bridge the financial education gap in Guyana under the slogan “ Learning Money Before Earning Money”. More about Guyana’s  2023 Beauty with a Purpose project can be found on

According to the World Literacy Summit website, “the Summit is an initiative of the World Literacy Foundation, a global non-profit organization that works to ensure every young individual, regardless of geographic location, can acquire literacy and reading skills to reach their full potential, succeed at school and beyond. It is the world’s largest gathering of international literacy specialists, researchers, educators, publishers, government representatives and more.”

Andrea leaves for the United Kingdom on March 30th and will be presenting her project on April 4th before returning to Guyana on April 10th. During her stay,  Andrea will meet with Yvette Philbert, Director of Protocol, Training & Regulation,  where she will continue her training and preparation for the Miss World competition. The final date for the Miss World 2023 competition is yet to be announced. Andrea will also make a few media appearances and engage with members of the diaspora, none of which would be possible without the ongoing support and endorsement from the Government of Guyana.

The Miss World Guyana Organization focuses on raising funds for worthy causes and mirroring the role and spirit of Miss World at a national level. With an aim to create and empower role models who will serve as regional ambassadors, role models, enrich the perception of beauty, and enhance a new strength, energy and spirit for the advancement of women, whilst positively impacting their communities.

Miss World Guyana is not only one of the most holistic and aspiring jobs for any young woman but also one of the most prestigious titles to achieve as an accomplishment. The winner of Miss World Guyana represents Guyana with over 130 other countries at the annual Miss World finals.  Miss World Guyana entrants and finalists support worthy causes and projects through donations and fundraising activities.