Bangladesh will be making its debut in Miss Earth this year.

Meghna Alam was crowned the first Miss Earth Bangladesh during the finals held October 5 at the Green Lounge Rooftop Restaurant at Rupayan Tower in Dhaka.

Alam, a woman leadership trainer and Ekottro Foundation founder and CEO, will represent the country at the 2020 Miss Earth virtual competition in November.

Her elemental court included Miss Air Chameli Akhter, Miss Fire Chhanda Kazi and Miss Water Yasmin Mushtari Badhan.

The Miss Earth Bangladesh organization aims “to make women self-reliant by creating new products with discarded plastics and selling them on e-commerce sites as well as creating new types of women entrepreneurs.”

Bangladesh currently ranks 158th in Missosology Big5 Ranking. Missosology.Org; Photos from Meghna Alam