Miss Asian Chicago

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Community and Heritage Pageant Formerly Miss Chinese Chicago Operated by 501 c 3 non profit Chicago ASian women Empowerment Chi AWE
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The 2024 contestant application is available!


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what we do

  • Incubate and execute long-term, impactful community projects with contestants and titleholders.
  • Host workshops teaching contestants about AAPI History, Feminism, Current Events, and more during our months-long training program.
  • Partner with non-profit organizations seeking reliable volunteers throughout the year.
  • Provide multiple platforms for contestants/titleholders to share what they're passionate about.

Community project highlight

Jean Elliott - Sewing and Soccer

Empower the youth by teaching the youth how to play soccer and empower women by teaching them how to sew.

  • Raised $1500+ across 3 non-profits.
  • Volunteered 200+ hours since joining Miss Chinese Chicago.
  • Drafted and implemented a youth soccer program with the Chicago Dragons.
  • Led a sewing workshop with the youth at CMAA.
  • Led a AAPI Women Empowerment Series workshop on sewing.

Corporate Members

We're seeking sponsors/supporters via Chi-AWE corporate membership!

Annual Chi-AWE corporate membership includes sponsorship benefits for Miss Asian Chicago and Asian Fashion Show Chicago, ad space in our magazine, among other benefits. Learn more!

'Fundamental' Members

Most have a clickable logo leading to a page about why they support Chi-AWE!