Miss Nepal US(A) 2013 participant Selina Shakya hails from Portland , OR. 26-years-old Selina describes herself as a compassionate, ambitious, and determined person. She is 5 feet and 2 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds.
Selina’s hobbies include dancing, drawing and painting, hiking, traveling, taekwondo, cooking, and volunteering in social and culture programs. Selina has always wanted to involve herself more in promoting the culture and the art of Nepal. She is happy to get the platform of Miss Nepal USA to fulfill her dreams. In addition to the love for the country, Selina is also excited to improving her confidence level and facing the public.
If Selina becomes successful in winning the Miss Nepal USA 2013 title, she is planning to help preserve Nepali culture and arts in USA. She also wants to act in the protection of the heritage of Nepal in an effective manner.
While living in Portland, Oregon Selina got an opportunity to learn Charya dance (a sacred Buddhist dance). The dance involves a variety of cultural and social activities. In school, she had always enjoyed participating in cultural programs to show her love of Nepalese culture and art. In addition to her cultural activiities, she has also become a dental assistant and is pursuing to obtain a degree in dental studies.