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MISS Universe Andrea Meza shows off the kind of soft wear even non-computing types can admire.

Andrea, 26, is a software engineer by day. But on Sunday she beat 73 other women to be named Miss Universe, right, at a ceremony in Florida.

Miss Universe Andrea Meza shows off the kind of soft wear even non-computing types can admire@erick3sparza

Andrea, from Mexico, said: “It is a dream come true to wear the Miss Universe crown.”

Writing on Instagram, she said: “I am so honored to have been selected among the 73 other amazing women I stood with tonight.

“It is a dream come true to wear the Miss Universe crown, and I hope to serve the world through my advocacy for equality in the year to come and beyond.”

Miss Mexico has been crowned the winner of Miss Universe 2021AP

This year’s ceremony came after the 2020 pageant was cancelledGetty

This year’s ceremony, held at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood in Florida, came after the 2020 pageant was cancelled due to the Covid pandemic.

Meza, a graduate of the Autonomous University of Chihuahua, defeated 74 other contestants for the Miss Universe crown.

During a Q&A round, Meza was asked about beauty standards amid the rise of social media.

Meza, a graduate of the Autonomous University of Chihuahua, defeated 74 other contestantsGetty

Meza won this year’s Miss Universe crownGetty

She said: “We live in a society that more and more is more advanced and as we have advanced as a society, we have advanced with stereotypes.

“Nowadays, beauty is not only the way we look. For me, beauty radiates not only in our spirits, but in our hearts and the way we conduct ourselves. Never permit someone to tell you that you are not valuable.”

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