TA­MARYN GREEN

Miss SA 2018 is tack­ling a list of fu­ture as­pi­ra­tions, in­clud­ing be­ing crowned Miss Uni­verse, be­com­ing a qual­i­fied pae­di­a­tri­cian and paving the way as an avid cam­paign ini­tia­tor fo­cused on break­ing stig­mas and dis­crim­i­na­tion

Elle (South Africa) - - BACK PAGE -

WHAT WAS THE LAST… CHILD­HOOD MEM­ORY?

Go­ing on long Sun­day drives along the coast with my fam­ily.

POS­I­TIVE IM­PACT YOU MADE TO­WARDS WOMEN EM­POW­ER­MENT?

En­cour­ag­ing women to trust and be­lieve in them­selves and un­der­stand that we’re spe­cial and multi-faceted, with a lot to of­fer.

PAS­SION PROJECT YOU WERE IN­VOLVED IN?

My #BreakTheStigma cam­paign, fo­cused on de­vel­op­ing aware­ness of tu­ber­cu­lo­sis.

PIECE OF AD­VICE YOU RE­CEIVED?

To make my­self as much a pri­or­ity as oth­ers and take care of my own well-be­ing too.

GOAL YOU ACHIEVED?

I trav­elled to New York City and spoke at the United Na­tions High-Level Meet­ing about TB. I also trav­elled to Thai­land, where I worked with World Swim­suit.

THING YOU DID IN PREPA­RA­TION FOR THE MISS UNI­VERSE PAGEANT?

Gym, gym, gym!

TOPIC YOU DIS­CUSSED WITH YOUR ROLE MODEL?

Re­la­tion­ships.

THING THAT TOOK YOUR BREATH AWAY?

The sun­set in Thai­land.

COM­PLI­MENT YOU RE­CEIVED?

Ev­ery­thing I do, I do grace­fully.

COUN­TRY YOU VIS­ITED?

The Nether­lands.

MOVIE YOU WATCHED?

10 Things I Hate About You.

SONG YOU LIS­TENED TO?

Love Some­one by Lukas Graham.

TREA­SURED GIFT YOU RE­CEIVED?

A di­a­mond dough­nut sil­ver chain from Jack Fried­man.

GIFT YOU GAVE?

A birth­day present to a friend of Lindt choco­lates and a brownie cake.

QUOTE YOU READ THAT RES­ONATED WITH YOU?

“Hap­pi­ness isn’t ready-made – it comes from your ac­tions.”

BOOK YOU READ?

Come Sun­down by Nora Roberts.

THING THAT UPSET YOU?

Be­ing booked for an event on my day off.

THING THAT MADE YOU SMILE?

An ex­cited driver who wanted to take a pic­ture with me to show his daugh­ters.

IN­VEST­MENT PIECE YOU BOUGHT?

A cell­phone.

PIECE OF AD­VICE YOU GAVE?

Al­ways be your­self.

“Hap­pi­ness isn’t ready­made – it comes from your ac­tions”

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