MISS FILIPINA INTERNATIONAL 2023,
UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP AND BIGGER PRIZES, LAUNCHED
Beverly Hills, California Miss Filipina International (MFI) 2023, now owned by Worldwide Media Entertainment Corporation and headed by Geoffrey Jimenez, chairman of the board of directors, was launched with bigger prizes for the winners at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
Jimenez also announced that MFI will move to a glamorous venue, the famous International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton, home to many of the most prestigious award shows and events in Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and Los Angeles. The black-tie gala and coronation night on Saturday, August 5, 2023, celebrates the 10th anniversary of the beauty pageant, which gives the biggest cash prizes.
The winner will receive a $10,000 cash prize and a $10,000 gift certificate from iSkin Beverly Hills. The other prizes are a $5,000 cash prize and a $10,000 gift certificate from iSkin Beverly Hills for the first runner-up, who will be crowned Miss Tourism, and a $2,500 cash prize and a $5,000 gift certificate from iSkin Beverly Hills for each of the second, third, and fourth runners-up.
Jimenez said, “We are excited to stage Miss Filipina International 2023 in the International Ballroom of The Beverly Hilton, an elegant venue befitting our search for the best and brightest Filipina who is beautiful inside and out. We will go all out to tap the Beverly Hills setting as a marvelous opportunity to showcase the culture, fashion, and vibrancy of the Philippines and its people through our candidates.”
Jimenez also stressed the uniqueness of the U.S.-based MFI because it is open to candidates who are of at least one-fourth Filipino descent from around the world. Candidates must also be between the ages of 16 and 28.
An immigrant success story, Jimenez rose on his own merits due to hard work, discipline, and determination. Proud of his humble beginnings in Nueva Ecija, Philippines, Jimenez, the son of a farmer and a housewife, immigrated to America and, like many of his fellow countrymen, dedicated himself to the nursing profession.
Today, he is the CEO of more than 30 hospices and home health agencies across California and the Midwest. Along the way, he has become a Filipino American community leader, a philanthropist and passionate advocate of Filipino talents, and a supporter of events that boost Philippine arts, fashion, and culture. Beverly Hills, California Miss Filipina International (MFI) 2023, now owned by Worldwide Media Entertainment Corporation and headed by Geoffrey Jimenez, chairman of the board of directors, was launched with bigger prizes for the winners at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.
Jimenez brings his commitment to promote the Philippines and the beauty and artistry of its people to Miss Filipina International.
From his humble roots in Nueva Ecija, Philippines, Geoffrey Jimenez rose on his own merit to become an immigrant success story.
The middle child in a brood of eight siblings, and inspired by his father, Roman Jimenez, a farmer, and “Nanay” (Mother) Aurea, Jimenez learned the values of compassion, kindness, and generosity—qualities that would serve him well in his profession and the other fields he would pursue.
With a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing he obtained in the Philippines, coupled with a strong work ethic, dedication, and diligence, Jimenez devoted himself to the professional care of and compassion for patients.
He tirelessly worked in the field of nursing, from critical care to supervising, in the United States.
Today, Jimenez is the CEO of more than 30 hospices and home health agencies across California and the Midwest.
Now, as chairman of the Worldwide Media Entertainment Corporation, the new owner of Miss Filipina International, Jimenez brings the same sharp focus, vision, and determination to the beauty pageant world. Jimenez’s journey as a hardworking immigrant continues in his role as the overseer of one of the most exciting beauty pageant franchises in America.
The immigrant from Nueva Ecija has also become a community leader and philanthropist, a strong advocate of Philippine arts, fashion, and culture, and a supporter of Filipino talents, from artists to performers in all fields.