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First UK contestant set to participate in Universal Petite Finals in Florida

By 3rd July 2023 No Comments
All set to fly the flag for UKs Petite women this week is Emily Harrison from Longbridge Birmingham & she needs your vote!

Miss England’s 22 smallest Finalist Emily flies out to Tampa Florida for the Universal Petite Pageant this week to join the Carnival Cruise Ship as the UKs first Petite finalist in the Universal Petite contest aimed at Women 5ft 6 & under.

Emily has recently graduated in Computer Science

Emily (pictured left ) who is 5ft 1ins said    “In between preparing for the international pageant I’ve just completed my first year of a computing course & graduated in Computer Science, a CERT HE equivalent to undergraduate bachelors degree.  I’m also studying a postgraduate Master of Arts in music production and commercial songwriting then when I graduate in Jan my plan is to finish my full computing degree which will be Applied science BSc. I’ve taken time out to study an intense music masters to learn all about music business and production skills,  I’m half way through now.
Its been busy,  had all the work due in for 5th July the  same time as I’m  leaving for Florida !  I’ve  submitted it all early ,  I asked for my presentation date to be changed to the week prior to the trip, I’ve been working around my studies for the pageant preparation !”
Petite women from 20 countries are taking part in the The Universal Petite contest between 6-10th July in a series of interviews , photoshoots and Petite catwalks!

Emily needs your vote !!

Please visit https://universalpetite.com/2023contestants/ and click on Emily’s photo to place your vote !

Photo of Emily by Bamboo Photo lab . Emily is sponsored by Richard Murrill & Richard Clarke in the contest.

More about Emily 

Emily Harrison believes petite women are still underrepresented and the fashion industry needs to be more inclusive to a market that is underserved. She wants to push boundaries, promote body diversity and encourage women of smaller stature to make their dreams reality, empowering petite ladies across the globe. The eldest of 13 siblings, Emily Harrison was born and raised in the city of Birmingham, England, where her Irish Grandad venture to start a new life alone at the tender age of 14 and met her grandmother, leading to their now huge family. She embraces her roots with a love for Irish music and culture. Currently studying a Master of Arts in music, she also has a degree in Computer Science. Emily is not short of passions; she is a petite model and singer and song writer who has sung and performed ever since she was young.

Last year, she decided to take part in her first pageant Miss England and was the smallest finalist in the 94-year history as well as reaching top 3 in the talent round. Taking her story to the news, she was on the GB News Neil Oliver Show advocating for shorter ladies. Emily is a go-getter and has recently made the finals of a talent competition pursuing her love for music. Passionate about being a voice for the petite, music, mental health, women’s rights, homelessness and much more, she endeavours to support close causes through charity fundraising and raising awareness. Resilient and ambitious, she is determined to make a change in the world. Her favourite colour is royal blue and she can speak the Czech language.