If you wonder how women after marriage balance between modelling & entertainment profession and personal life, then this is a must-read. Today's Women are proving their capabilities beyond barriers in different careers including modelling, fashion, media and acting which is not only about Glitz & glam but also gives them an opportunity to voice out in the society for themselves and for others with the increase of digital medium.
Shreyaa Sumi is a multi-talented, Fashion Model, Pageant Winner, Actor, and Influencer. She is the winner of the Beauty Pageant “Madarase Mrs India 2020” held in Chennai, India. She won the Title “Mrs Radiant Beauty South Asia World 2020” held in the USA. She is an inspiration for all married women. Her strong persona proves, there is nothing more powerful than a woman who is determined to rise, shine & soar high. She is born & brought up in India and later moved to California, USA. It is admirable to see an Indian-American making a mark on the international platform. Also stepping in as an international model, working with brands in the USA. She followed her passion for modelling and turned it into a profession after having her child during her early twenties.
By qualification, she holds an MBA degree and a Globally certified 'Happy Coach' from Berkeley, California. With consistency, hard work and dedication she soon bagged many awards and accolades for her inspiring work in the field of fashion & arts. To name a few, ‘South India Women Achievers Award’, ‘Women Excellence Achievers Award’, Recognized as 'Top 100 women achievers Global award' by Medlife Asia groups. 'Nominee of International Influencer-2021' the virtual summit had Actor Sonu Sood as a Celebrity Guest speaker. Placed in 'Quarter-Finals’ of Maxim USA magazine cover contest 2021’. Maxim USA magazine covers contest 2021’. Besides beauty pageant & fashion shows, she featured on various magazines cover page, Brand shoots for E-commerce, Print shoots & acted in short films are the milestones in her career. She also did a character role in a Kollywood movie which is yet to be released. Also 'Brand Ambassador' of Tamilnadu for a beauty pageant by Brand FSIA. Ambassador for NGO to spread awareness on breast cancer.
"I must thank my family for their constant support throughout all that I choose to do. My husband and my mom are my biggest motivators in achieving my goals. My work encourages me to advocate for change. Representation matters, as a South Asian woman it is a reminder that we are limitless, enough, and worthy" - Shreyaa Sumi , Mrs Radiant Beauty South Asia World 2020
She further added my journey in the media industry is not an easy one, I have had my own perspective of hardships in it. It is about having resilience and never giving up, an attitude that is important. I consider failures as a learning experience to achieve success in life. I have also set an example for my daughter, who took me as her role model to pursue her dreams. She represented India in Junior Model International world 2019- 2nd runner-up Winner and Brand Ambassador of India. All India Young Achiever and South India Youth Icon award winner. It gives me immense happiness that I took the right decision to follow what I wanted to do and today it inspires my daughter as well right from an early age. It drives me to be ambitious and aspire even higher. My message to the readers, especially to women, the power is within you, do not let others define you who you should be. If you want to do something that you have not done before then learn to make distinct decisions. Always have the courage and confidence in your own potential.
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