Amy Diaz


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Amy Diaz (born August 6, 1984) is an American beauty queen who competed in the Miss USA pageant in 2008 and Miss Earth United States 2009. She is from Providence, Rhode Island. Diaz, along with her boyfriend Jason Case, is part of the cast of the twenty-third installment of the reality television showThe Amazing Race. The season is scheduled to premiere on September 29, 2013, at 8:00 p.m.ET/PTonCBS.

Background

Diaz is a graduate of Barry University, where she earned a Master in Business Administration, Master of Science in Sport Management, and a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication with a minor in Psychology. She was also an active sister of Phi Sigma Sigma as her chapter's first president. She attended Classical High School in Providence, RI. Amy Diaz is of Dominican descent.

Amy was a co-host of "Social Women", Rhode Island"s talk-show and entertainment program which featured three passionate women with diverse backgrounds, life experiences, and dynamic personalities who explored the essential issues of today.

The former Miss Earth United States 2009, Miss Rhode Island USA 2008 and Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 2001, is a proud 2001 graduate of Classical High School. At the age of 19, Amy graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication with a Minor in Psychology from Barry University. In May of 2007 at 22 years old, Amy completed dual Master degrees in Business Administration and Sport Management. Throughout her studies at Barry University, Amy always earned academic honors and was a nationally recognized student leader. She is a nationally recognized President and Founding Sister of the Iota Theta Chapter of Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority and was the recipient of several leadership awards including: Graduate Assistant of the Year, Greek Organization President of the Year, Residential Life Hall Staff of the Year, and National Broadcasting Society Outstanding Member of the Year.

Amy describes herself as a zealous young lady with a vivacious personality and versatile interests including digital photography, scrap booking, yoga, traveling, fishing, and cooking. Amy is bilingual, a trained dancer for over 12 years, and for the past 15 years has been a national commercial actress and model for English and Spanish markets.

Amy believes that "a woman who serves is also a woman who leads" which enables her to empower herself and others. She has traveled the world as a motivational speaker and spokeswoman, and has been actively involved with several charitable organizations/cause such as the Save the Bay, A Wish Come True, Groundwork Providence, Breast Cancer Awareness, and AIDS Project RI as an HIV Prevention Educator. In 2013, Amy was nominated for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man & Woman of the Year Award, and she raised close to $10,000 in a 10-week period to help cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Amy has worked in media and production since 1999, and has been a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) member since 2000. Amy was also employed as the first personal assistant to renowned tennis champion, Venus Williams.

She will compete on the 23rd season of The Amazing Race with her boyfriend, Jason.

Beauty pageant

Miss Rhode Island Teen USA

Diaz won her first notable pageant title in 2001 when she was crowned Miss Rhode Island Teen USA 2001. She represented Rhode Island in the Miss Teen USA 2001 pageant held in South Padre Island, Texas in August 2001.

Miss Rhode Island USA

In September 2007, Diaz won the Miss Rhode Island USA 2008 title in a state pageant held in Providence. This was Diaz's first attempt at the Rhode Island title, although she placed third runner-up at Miss Florida USA 2007. Diaz is the first Miss Teen USA delegate to win a Miss USA 2008 state title.

Miss USA

She competed in the Miss USA 2008 pageant held in Las Vegas, Nevada and placed in top 15.

Miss Earth 2009

Diaz won the crown and title of Miss Earth United States 2009 on July 22, 2009. She represented the United States in the 9th edition of Miss Earth beauty pageant, which was held at the Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center, in the Island of Boracay, Philippines, which started on November 1, 2009 and concluded on November 22, 2009. The Miss Earth winner serves as the spokesperson for the Miss Earth Foundation, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and other environmental organizations. There were 80 delegates from different countries and territories competed in the event.

See also

  • Miss USA 2008
  • Miss Earth 2009
  • The Amazing Race 23


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