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Women Engineer Aiming to Become Miss World Canada 2015

Indian born engineer and entrepreneur wants to empower other women to success.


Vancouver, BC -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/20/2015 -- Shruti Kapoor is a proud New Delhi born Canadian citizen contesting for the Miss World Canada 2015 crown in May 2015. She moved to Canada along with her family in 2009 with high ambitions and dreams. In a short amount of time, she managed to gain a degree in Computer Engineering from the prestigious University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She has been very active in promoting role of women in the field of engineering by participating in the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, the world's largest professional association. While being interviewed by Asian Entrepreneur, she said, "I want to show the world that if a woman in engineering like me can excel at the academics and beauty pageant, then many other women can do so as well."

Shruti discovered her natural entrepreneur skills while in the university and established her own Web Development company that provides services for educational institutions, fashion businesses, engineering manufacturers, entrepreneurs, business magazines and entertainment facilities. With her vast software development background and her various professional work experiences, Shruti took initiative to share her knowledge by authoring a book by Pearson Education titled "Sams Teach Yourself WordPress Themes in 24 hours" to be published in late 2015.

Despite being thousands of miles away from her native country, she has not given up her passion for Bollywood dancing and continues to perform for the world famous Shiamak Davar Dance Institute in Canada. She takes pride in her Indian origin and takes every opportunity to shares it with the multicultural population of Canada.

By participating in the Miss World Canada pageant, she wants to send a powerful message across. "Through this strong role, I want to inspire all women to follow their dreams as I believe that both beauty inside and outside must be synergetic to each other". On speaking about her chances of winning, she said, "It's not about being the best but it's about being better than you were yesterday. My self-confidence is the best outfit I can have for the event and I want to inspire other woman to be better than what they were yesterday!"

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About Miss World® Canada
Miss World® Canada is the official preliminary to the MISS WORLD® pageant, which remains the oldest, largest and the most prestigious pageant in the world represented by 147 countries and attracting over two billion viewers, more than the Olympics! Contestants from all over Canada arrive in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia to compete in the National Finals for the title of Miss World Canada. This year they were held on May 11, 2014, where Annora Bourgeault from Regina, Saskatchewan, won the Crown. She will represent Canada at Miss World® International Finals in London, United Kingdom in December 2014.

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Hwan Lee
Asian Entrepreneur