The Top 5 candidates of the Miss Universe 2013 were asked by their designated judges in the Final Question and Answer Portion of the Miss Universe 2013. Ara Arida was the only contestant who speak in English during the Question and Answer Portion of the Miss Universe 2013.
Here’s the Transcript of the Miss Universe 2013 Q & A Portion:
Watch the video of Miss Philippines Ara Arida During the Q & A Portion:
Q: What would happen to the world if we could no longer use the internet?
A: Tech has disadvantages – we are no longer close with our families. We use the methodology of computers and internet for the positive. It is never too later to start. Let’s start now.
Q: What is your opinion in places that do not allow women to vote, or drive cars?
A: Good evening everybody! In my opinion, we as women achieved our independence through time. Unfortunately nowadays we still have problems with our independence. But we need to keep our open minds because nowadays we are homemakers, part of a work force. We are capable of everything.
Q: What is the most significant thing we can do help elect women to political offices around the world?
A: In order to select a good woman, she must posses good qualities in order to do a good job – discipline, knows how to adapt… so she can fulfill her job
Q: What can be done about the lack of jobs for young people starting their career around the world?
A: I do believe we should invest in education – and that is my primary advocacy. … Education is a primary source and a ticket for better future
Q: What is your biggest fear and how do you plan to overcome it?
A: We should overcome all our fears and this in turn would make us stronger. As soon as we overcome our fears, we can face any challenge