Arkansas Miss Amazing is a point of light with statewide impact.



Our Story

Our State Director, Raygan Sylvester, began her involvement with the Miss Amazing Organization when she served as a judge for the Arkansas event in 2017. She was inspired by the stories of the participants and their amazing abilities that they were able to showcase.

Raygan is very familiar with self-advocacy programs, having been involved with the Miss America Organization and other confidence-building associations for more than eight years. She is excited to see the impact that Miss Amazing will have in the lives of the young women who participate, as she knows it is truly life-changing.

We encourage you to join us for this year’s Arkansas Miss Amazing event! Our goal is to celebrate each and every participant who walks across the stage, and make sure that they leave feeling empowered, confident, and truly AMAZING!

 


NURTURE A SISTERHOOD

We offer a chance for women from different walks of life to learn from each other and develop a valuable support system.

BUILD
LIFE SKILLS

We provide opportunities for girls and women with disabilities to test their boundaries and take on new challenges.

INCREASE
VISIBILITY

We provide a public platform for girls and women with disabilities to define themselves on their own terms and dispel stereotypes. 


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OUR IMPACT

  • More than 2,000 girls and women with disabilities have participated in Miss Amazing programs nationwide.

  • Upwards of 10,000 pounds of canned and boxed food items have been donated to local pantries across the country.

  • Miss Amazing has reached global audiences through features produced by BBC, Today Show, the Meredith Vieira Show, MSNBC, Vice Magazine, Yahoo! Beauty, and more.