Since its inception in 1985, the Miss Asian Global Pageant has stood as a steadfast force in empowering young Asian women, championing Asian empowerment, and shattering stereotypes. What began as the Miss Asian California pageant evolved to include Miss Asian America and eventually into Miss Asian Global, embracing a broader spectrum of diversity. Over the years, this institution has not only nurtured and elevated countless Asian women, but also served as a beacon of inspiration, underscoring the universal truth that dreams know no boundaries.
Today, the pageant is presented by the Asian America Foundation (AAF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to celebrating the diversity, strength, and resilience of extraordinary Asian women. It stands as a testament to the unwavering belief that every woman, regardless of her background, deserves not only recognition but also to be deeply valued—a legacy of empowerment that resonates more strongly than ever in our modern times. Explore the transformative journeys of these remarkable women below, and let their achievements ignite the spark of inspiration within you. Their stories are a testament to the enduring impact of the Miss Asian Global Pageant on the lives of Asian women across generations.