Representing the province of Esmeraldas, Nayelhi González Ulloa was crowned as the new Miss Ecuador Universo in a pageant held in Quevedo in the province of Los Rios. The 26-year-old licensed nurse and professional model will compete at the 71st Miss Universe pageant which will be held in early 2023. In her spare time, she loves to play volleyball, paint and sing. She is a volunteer at the Fundación Germinar in Esmeraldas which provides medical assistance at home.
Meanwhile, the first runner-up meanwhile is Georgette Kalil Roha. The 20-year-old Guayaquil native was bestowed with the Miss Ecaudor Internacional 2022 title. She will represent Ecuador at the Miss International 2023 pageant.