Miss Liberia Wokie Dolo left the country Monday to participate in this year's Miss Africa pageant scheduled to take place in South Africa from August 22 to September 4, 2017.
Miss Africa Continent is an annual international beauty pageant run by ProAct Communications.
Along with Miss World, Miss Universe and Miss Earth contests, Miss Africa is considered as one of the largest beauty pageants globally.
Founded in 2014 by Lionel Neo Mashishi, a film producer and director, the pageant is envisaged to become one of the celebrated Events on the African calendar. Contestants represent different African cultures.
Miss Africa Continent pageant's vision is to empower and expose diverse African young women to the world and afford the first ever African Queen and the two runner-ups a platform to be recognized on global stage to tell African stories through African women.
Miss Africa Continent main objective is to accelerate African young women's social and economic empowerment by providing them platform to engage with global streamline economist through mentorship programs.
Miss Dolo, Liberia's representative to the pageant in an interview with journalists prior to her departure said she feels excited and honored to be representing her country at such an event.
Miss Dolo, who just completed a tour of the United States, said she is hopeful of bringing the crown to Liberia.