It's a new era and Miss America is evolving. The new competition reflects a greater inclusiveness, giving more women the opportunity to earn scholarships and compete for the job of Miss America, to make a difference in their communities, states and beyond. But what will never change? A great history of empowering women and the extraordinary group of smart, talented individuals vying for the job.
Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (/ f eɪ /; born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer and producer.She is best known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (1997–2006) and for creating the acclaimed comedy series 30 Rock (2006–2013) and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015–2019). Fey is also known for her work in film, with starring roles in Baby ...
Dr. K.H. (Ina) ter Avest is senior researcher at VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Ter Avest wrote her PhD thesis on the religious development of children educated in a multicultural and –religious context (2003). She works as a senior researcher at the VU University in Amsterdam and the Utrecht University.
Kirsten Flagstad told Lindquest, in a 1938 interview, “I sing from the lower back muscles to the ring. This way, I feel as though I have no throat when I sing!” She was describing a feeling that when the voice is produced with an acoustical protection, the body connects. This is especially of critical importance to lighter singing.