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Maria Grace Postiglione

Maria Grace Postiglione (Мария Грейс Постильоне) is an international philanthropist, GivingTuesday Spark Chapter Leader, creator for Meta, entrepreneur, beauty queen, and model. She is the current national titleholder of Miss Legacy World Teen USA, and her mission is to cultivate confidence in young girls and ladies. The 19-year-old speaks English, Russian, and Ukrainian. She believes “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted” and that “with love, the change we can inspire is limitless.”

Maria is an advocate, volunteer, and mentor who started three international women’s empowerment movements: Break Glass Ceilings, La Femme Project, and the Smile Queen Project. Her safe driving movement, Think First, Save Lives, is working to discourage distracted driving. Her social impact initiative, G.I.V.E. (Giving Individuals Volunteering Empathy), is working to inspire young people to give back to their communities through service and acts of kindness.