Dr. Karen Terry Raza has beaten all odds and silenced her critics by winning the most prestigious Mrs Maharashtra – Empress of Maharashtra Winner-2021 award for Mrs Maharashtra – Mrs. Inspirational & Mrs. Maharashtra-Best Dressed Female.
Dr. Karen Terry Raza is a woman with an enthralled determination, utmost compassion, valiant-spirited having persistence reaching to such an extent who just doesn’t know when to give up!
The Journey towards winning the Most iconic & prestigious Title Mrs. Maharashtra – Empress of Maharashtra, 2021 (Season -5) held at the Hyaat, Pune recently among a total of 54 Divas competing for the Finale Event has been enthralling for Dr. Karen Terry Raza. “It all starts with a belief” says Dr. Karen Terry Raza, “belief is the thing that draws the line between the ones we see at night and the ones that are achieved! I am elated as I always had the passion to be a Fashion Queen, not just for the fame that ensues but primarily to set an example that nothing can stop you from achieving your dreams, that age and gender are not barriers in order to be successful.”
The event was conducted by Mrs. Anjana Mascarenhas and Mr. Karl Mascarenhas, Directors of Diva Pageants. The jury included Mr. Vinay Aranha, Managing Director (Rosary Foundation), Kashmera Shah (Bollywood Actress), Sonia Konjeti (Founder PULA), Vidya Tiwari (Editor & food critic) and Shakti Kapoor.
Dr. Karen Terry Raza’s passion for the glamour & fashion world is coupled with her philanthropy which includes doing charity work which has given her a lot of recognition and rewards, personally as well as publically. She says that that Karma is indeed real, and you get rewarded for your good deeds not only in the afterlife but in this world too.
“I am of the firm belief that one must never underestimate the value of good deeds because the difference one can make in the lives of others by doing small acts of kindness can phenomenally fill a dark moment with a ray of light called hope. Hence, I vehemently urge people to step forward, reach out, and help. Reach out to someone that might need a lift.”
Having honorary doctorate in Humanitarian studies, she has been donned with the Title “Ambassador of Peace”. Dr. Karen Terry Raza also boasts winning the award for taking care of Mother Earth, the Most Prestigious World PHD CHAKRA AWARDS – Celebrating Perseverance with Excellence, The Indian Achievers Club 99 Women Achievers of India acclaim 2021.
Dr. Karen Terry Raza is also associated with the likes of Environment Minister Hon. Shri. Aditya Thackeray who supported her expedition for World book records biggest Tree Plantation drive.
When asked about her future endeavours, Dr. Karen Terry Raza, with a confident grin on her face said, “Winning this award has sown a seed of desire in me to pursue and never stop winning. With full determination, I intend to set further benchmarks by winning the International Pageant whilst continually putting smile across people by working towards their welfare”.