Angela Perez Baraquio

  • Anaheim, CA
  • Fees* On Request

Tagline: Empowerment Speaker

Talent Highlights

  • Her passion is helping people of all ages and walks of life define and achieve their personal and professional goals and inspiring people to reach their dreams by developing their character.
  • Angela Perez Baraquio, the First Asian-American Miss America, embodies the triumph of the American Dream, from being crowned Miss Hawaii 2000 to achieving the prestigious title of Miss America in 2001.
  • As the only Filipina Miss America in history, Angela’s victory symbolizes a historic milestone for the Filipino-American community and serves as an inspiration for individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • With a background in education and leadership, Angela brings a unique perspective to her speaking engagements, empowering audiences with her message of resilience, cultural pride, and the transformative power of education.
  • Angela’s speaking influence extends beyond traditional keynote addresses, encompassing a diverse range of topics such as leadership, diversity and inclusion, youth empowerment, and the importance of education.

Keynote Topics

  • Experiencing Celebrity from a Catholic Perspective

  • Character in the Classroom: Teaching Values, Valuing Teachers

  • The Role of Mothers in Raising Children of Good Character 

  • Being “IN” the World, But Not “OF” the World 

  • Amazing Win, Amazing Loss: Miss America Living Happily, EVEN After

  • Finding Your Passion

Angela Perez Baraquio stands as a beacon of inspiration and achievement, having etched her name in the annals of history as the First Asian-American Miss America. Crowned in 2001, Angela’s journey from being Miss Hawaii 2000 to attaining the prestigious title of Miss America serves as a testament to perseverance, cultural pride, and the pursuit […]

Angela Perez Baraquio stands as a beacon of inspiration and achievement, having etched her name in the annals of history as the First Asian-American Miss America. Crowned in 2001, Angela’s journey from being Miss Hawaii 2000 to attaining the prestigious title of Miss America serves as a testament to perseverance, cultural pride, and the pursuit of excellence. As a Catholic elementary school teacher turned principal, Angela embodies the values of education, service, and leadership, captivating audiences with her compelling story of triumph and empowerment.

Angela Perez Baraquio | Inspirational Speaker

Expertise and Background:

Angela Perez Baraquio’s journey to the pinnacle of success began in June 2000 when she clinched the title of Miss Hawaii. Her crowning moment marked not only a personal triumph but also a historic milestone as the first Filipino-American to hold the prestigious title. Angela’s ascent to becoming Miss America in October 2000 resonated beyond the realm of pageantry, symbolizing the fulfillment of the American Dream for her immigrant family and the Filipino-American community at large.

Beyond her accolades in the pageant circuit, Angela’s expertise lies in the fields of education, leadership, and advocacy. Armed with a Master’s degree in Educational Administration, Angela spent five impactful years teaching in Catholic schools before expanding her horizons. Her commitment to education and community service led her to serve as a Presidential Appointee to George W. Bush’s President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation from 2006 to 2008, further cementing her reputation as a respected leader and advocate for positive change.

As a speaker, Angela Perez Baraquio captivates audiences with her unique blend of personal anecdotes, cultural insights, and motivational wisdom. Drawing from her experiences as a pioneering figure in the pageant world and her tenure in education, Angela inspires individuals to pursue their dreams relentlessly, embrace diversity, and harness the power of education to effect meaningful change in their communities.

Angela’s speaking influence extends far beyond the confines of traditional keynote addresses, encompassing a diverse range of topics such as leadership, diversity and inclusion, youth empowerment, and the importance of education. Her ability to connect with audiences on a personal level, coupled with her infectious enthusiasm and unwavering authenticity, leaves a lasting impact on all those who have the privilege of hearing her speak.

Why Angela Perez Baraquio Should Be Booked by Event Planners:

Event planners seeking to elevate their programming and inspire their audiences would be remiss not to consider Angela Perez Baraquio as a keynote speaker. With her captivating presence, compelling narrative, and wealth of expertise in education, leadership, and advocacy, Angela brings a unique and invaluable perspective to any event. Whether addressing corporate audiences, educational institutions, or community gatherings, Angela’s message of empowerment, resilience, and cultural pride resonates deeply with audiences of all backgrounds.

Angela’s diverse range of speaking topics, coupled with her ability to tailor her message to suit the specific needs and objectives of each event, ensures that she delivers a memorable and impactful experience for attendees. Whether delivering a keynote address, participating in panel discussions, or leading interactive workshops, Angela’s dynamic presence and engaging delivery captivate audiences and leave a lasting impression long after the event has concluded.

Event planners can rest assured that booking Angela Perez Baraquio guarantees not only a high-quality speaker but also a committed partner dedicated to ensuring the success of their event. With her professionalism, authenticity, and unwavering passion for making a difference, Angela goes above and beyond to exceed the expectations of event organizers and inspire positive change in the hearts and minds of all those in attendance.

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By leveraging Speakers Inc.’s vast network and expertise in the industry, event planners can access a diverse range of speakers tailored to their specific requirements and objectives. Whether seeking keynote speakers, workshop facilitators, or panelists, Speakers Inc. simplifies the process of identifying, vetting, and securing top-tier talent, allowing event planners to focus their time and resources on creating memorable and impactful experiences for their audiences.

In addition to its unparalleled selection of speakers, Speakers Inc. prides itself on its commitment to excellence, professionalism, and customer satisfaction. With a dedicated team of event specialists on hand to provide personalized support and guidance every step of the way, Speakers Inc. ensures a seamless and stress-free experience for event planners from start to finish. By partnering with Speakers Inc., event planners can elevate their events to new heights and leave a lasting impression on their attendees.

Summary and Conclusion:

In conclusion, Angela Perez Baraquio stands as a shining example of resilience, determination, and achievement, having blazed a trail as the First Asian-American Miss America. From her humble beginnings as Miss Hawaii 2000 to her groundbreaking victory on the national stage, Angela’s journey embodies the transformative power of education, leadership, and cultural pride. As a dynamic speaker and influential advocate, Angela inspires audiences around the world to pursue their dreams relentlessly, embrace diversity, and effect positive change in their communities.

Through her captivating storytelling, unwavering authenticity, and passionate advocacy, Angela Perez Baraquio leaves an indelible mark on all those who have the privilege of hearing her speak. Event planners seeking to elevate their programming and inspire their audiences would be wise to enlist Angela’s expertise and experience. With Speakers Inc. by their side, event planners can access a world-class roster of speakers, including Angela Perez Baraquio, to ensure the success and impact of their events.

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