Miss Louisiana USA Encourages Young Women

4 May

AmericanPress.com – Lake Charles native Maaliyah Papillion, Miss Louisiana USA, said it was not an easy journey getting to where she is today. She encouraged young women at the Junior Women’s Conference on Sunday to remember that they are strong enough to overcome any obstacle.
She said the most important way she can inspire young women is to lead by example and give them a positive role model.

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“Even though I am Miss Louisiana, I still have struggles and sometimes insecurities and worries,” she said. “But that just makes me relatable.” She wants to let every young girl know that she is not perfect and that they can do anything if they just believe in themselves.

The theme of the conference this year was “How do you wear your crown?” Papillion told the young women to think of their crown as their personality. Read the full article here.

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