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Katherine Espín

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Katherine Elizabeth Espín born 15 November 1992 is an Ecuadorian model and beauty queen who was appointed as Miss Earth Ecuador 2016 She is best known as the winner of the Miss Earth 2016 pageant, making her the second Miss Earth winner from Ecuador next to Olga Álava who won the crown in 2011 She is also the National Director of Miss Earth Ecuador pageant at present


  • 1 Biography
    • 11 Early life
  • 2 Pageantry
    • 21 Miss Earth 2016
  • 3 Miss Earth reign
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links


Early life

As published in Miss Earth's official website, Espin described her childhood days as the following:

"When I was 9 years old I traveled to United States to study and live with my parents who were working there I finished elementary and high school in New York City, I lived there for 6 and a half years During my school years I was able to get many academic achievements such as student of the month, principals honor roll, science fair awards during 4 years, art awards in a competition in New York state I also had sports awards and among them was track race winner Due to my parent's occupation I couldn’t spent much time with them so I had to learn to be very independent since I was 11 years old, for example I had to travel by train to go to school by myself, stay home alone and learn how to cook because my parents were always working All those experiences made me a strong independent woman and I thank my parents for that It wasn’t easy but we made it possible together as a family I had an amazing childhood life but lonely for 13 years because I was a single child until my sister was born when I was 13 I had facial paralysis when I was 13 and had to struggle with that for a while during my childhood"


Prior to competing in the Miss Earth pageant, Espin represented Ecuador but did not win at the Reinado Internacional del Café 2013, but she emerged first runner in the Miss Bikini Universe 2015

Miss Earth 2016

Espin represented Ecuador in Miss Earth 2016 and competed with 82 other delegates from around the world During the pre-pageant events, she won gold medal at the press presentation as part of the "Darling of the Press" award and tied up with the Philippines' bet, Imelda Schweighart As the pre-pageant activities continued, she garnered more medals: gold medals for the resort's wear and long gown competitions; silver medals for the swimsuit competition; bronze medal for the national costume competition Aside from getting several medals, Espin was able to get awards from various sponsors as well At the end of the pageant, Espin won Miss Earth 2016

In an interview with the media, she stated that she had been wanting to be Miss Earth since she was 16 years old and she further stated that to reporters, "There was an Ecuadorian named Olga Alava, won the pageant, and I remembered that when I saw her, I saw myself winning and I'm making my dream come true"

Miss Earth reign

Espin and Miss Earth Air 2016 Michelle Gomez travelled to Reunion Island for the coronation of Miss Earth Reunion 2017, and conducted environmental education campaign at Charles Cros -Mont Ver Les Hauts School where they planted trees with the students, and visited eco-tourism spots including the island's electric car company, Renault

In April 2017, Espin flew to Angola for the Earth Day 2017 where she crowned Miss Earth Angola 2017 and graced a tree planting activity together with Fundacao Verde which was supported by the Government of Angola and the Ministerio do Ambiente On the same month, Espin graced the launch of Miss Earth Ghana Organization's "Trash in Bin Campaign" in Ghana with Miss Earth Ghana 2016 Deborah Eyram Dodor, aims to encourage everyone in Ghana to practice proper waste disposal and segregation

Espin attended the red carpet of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address SONA at the Batasang Pambansa Complex on July 24, 2017 She joined Isabela vice governor Tonypet Albano

In July 2017, Espin travelled in Singapore as an honorary member along with thirty-three delegates from the League of Vice Governors of the Philippines to attended the foreign study “Driving Excellence in Governance” at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy]] NUS-LKYSPP, which is the academic phase project funded under the General Appropriations Act, was overseen by the Development Academy of the Philippines

She travelled to Puerto Rico in August 2017 to attend the coronation of Karla Victoria Aponte Miss Earth Puerto Rico 2017

In September 2017, she went to Chile and graced the activities of the contest, Nuestra Belleza Chile 2017 Miss Earth Chile 2017 and served as the chairwoman of the board of judges of the pageant which was won by Sofía Manzur

During her reign, she has traveled to Angola, Reunion Island, Singapore, United States, Middle East, Puerto Rico, Chile and numerous trips around the Philippines


  1. ^ "Katherine Espín Gómez crowned as Miss Earth Ecuador 2016" indiatimescom The Times of India 11 August 2016 Retrieved 13 August 2016 
  2. ^ Adina, Armin P 29 October 2016 "Ecuador wins 2016 Miss Earth pageant" lifestyleinquirernet Philippine Daily Inquirer Retrieved 30 October 2016 
  3. ^ "Miss Earth 2016: Miss Ecuador wins beauty pageant; crowning ceremony in photos" ibtimescoin International Business Times 29 October 2016 Retrieved 30 October 2016 
  4. ^ "Who is Finest Of Them All Choose Your Favorite Contestant for Miss Earth-2016" Sputnik 30 October 2016 Retrieved 2 November 2016 
  5. ^ a b "Ecuatoriana Katherine Espín ganó el Miss Earth 2016 en Filipinas" El Universo 29 October 2016 Retrieved 2 November 2016 
  6. ^ Heyer, Daisy 30 October 2016 "Ecuador wint Miss Earth, Nederland grijpt mis" Metro Retrieved 2 November 2016 
  7. ^ Concepcion, Eton B 1 November 2016 "It's take 2 for Ecuador in Miss Earth" The Standard Retrieved 2 November 2016 
  8. ^ Dumaual, Mario 1 November 2016 "Miss Earth 2016 denies undergoing plastic surgery" ABS-CBN News Retrieved 2 November 2016 
  9. ^ "Katherine Espín Becomes National Director of Miss Earth Ecuador" The Kaleidoscope of Pageantry Retrieved 6 February 2018 
  10. ^ "Katherine Espín es Miss Bikini Universe Ecuador" El Mercurio 22 July 2015 Retrieved 30 July 2015 
  11. ^ News, Times of India 11 August 2016 "Katherine Espín Gómez crowned as Miss Earth Ecuador 2016" The Times of India Retrieved 27 November 2017 
  12. ^ Caparas, Celso de Guzman 22 October 2016 "Miss Earth's Darlings of the Press" philstarcom Philippine Star Retrieved 23 October 2016 
  13. ^ Requintina, Robert R 16 October 2016 "Ecuador beauty leads in 2016 Miss Earth pre-pageant activities" mbcomph Manila Bulletin Retrieved 23 October 2016 
  14. ^ Pata, Danny 11 October 2016 "PHL, Ecuador bets tie for 'darling of the press' at Miss Earth media event" gmanetworkcom GMA Network Retrieved 23 October 2016 
  15. ^ "Ecuador is Miss Earth 2016" philstarcom Philippine Star October 2016 Retrieved 30 October 2016 
  16. ^ "Full list: Winners of Miss Earth 2016" manilatimesnet Manila Times October 2016 Retrieved 30 October 2016 
  17. ^ Villano, Alexa 30 October 2016 "Ecuador's Katherine Espín on her Miss Earth 2016 win" Rappler Retrieved 27 November 2017 
  18. ^ Lejano, Don 7 November 2017 "Miss Earth 2016 Kath Espin is here to stay" Philippine Daily Inquirer Retrieved 27 November 2017 
  19. ^ News, Angola 25 April 2017 "Emerlinda Martins crowned Miss Earth Angola 2017" The Times of India Retrieved 27 November 2017 
  20. ^ News, Online 24 April 2017 "Katherine Espin visits Angola for celebrating the Earth Day" Retrieved 27 November 2017 
  21. ^ News, Miss Earth 24 April 2017 "Katherine Espin Celebrating Earth Day in Angola" Miss Earth 
  22. ^ News, Miss Earth 18 April 2017 "Miss Earth Beauties reach Ghana for Trash in Bin Campaign" Retrieved 27 November 2017 
  23. ^ "Miss Earth 2016 attends SONA 2017" ABS-CBNnewscom ABS-CBN 24 July 2017 Retrieved 24 July 2017 
  24. ^ News, Development Academy of the Philippines 1 August 2017 "33 Philippine vice governors, officials attend Singapore study" Development Academy of the Philippines 
  25. ^ News, Puerto Rico 2 August 2017 "Karla Victoria Aponte will represent Puerto Rico at Miss Earth 2017" The Times of India Retrieved 27 November 2017 
  26. ^ News, Chile 3 September 2017 "La calerana Sofía Manzur fue coronada como la "Miss Earth Chile 2017"" Diario El Observador Retrieved 27 November 2017 
  27. ^ Sarasqueta, Alejandra 4 September 2017 "Miss Earth Chile 2017 corona a Sofía Manzur como nueva reina de belleza: Fotos de la ganadora" Guioteca Retrieved 27 November 2017 
  28. ^ Villano, Alexa 16 October 2017 "Katherine Espin on her reign as Miss Earth 2016" Rappler Retrieved 27 November 2017 

External links

  • Miss Earth Ecuador 2016 Eco-Beauty Video
  • Katherine Espin at Miss Earth Official Website
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Angelia Ong
Miss Earth
Succeeded by
Karen Ibasco
Preceded by
Ángela Bonilla
Miss Earth Ecuador
Succeeded by
Lessie Giller

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