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|Beauty pageant titleholder|
1983 (age 33–34)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Title(s)||Miss Cayman Islands 2008|
Nicosia Lawson is a beauty queen who represented the Cayman Islands in both Miss World 2008 and Miss Universe 2009. She previously placed 2nd runner-up in the 2000 Miss Teen Cayman Islands competition.
She has represented the Cayman Islands as an athlete in netball and track and field as well as a youth ambassador (CARICOM Youth Ambassador (2006 to 2008)and at the 6th Commonwealth Youth Forum in Uganda in 2007).
Nicosia was signed with B&M Models in Toronto and Models International Management in Ottawa. She was featured in a fashion spread in Glow magazine in 2004.
In 2006 Nicosia started her own local women's magazine called Inspire.
Nicosia has continually expressed her passion for the fight against HIV/AIDS and has supported organizations that advocate education and prevention, research and legislation, capacity building and advocacy. She supports the Cayman Aids Foundation (CAF) and was trained as a National Trainer for the Cayman Islands' Red Cross 'Together We Can' Peer-to-Peer program. She is currently working on a short documentary to education young people in the Cayman Islands about HIV/AIDS and has already launched Public Service Announcements encouraging young people to know their status.
She is also a member of the Rotaract Blue Club of the Cayman Islands and was the Director of International Service for 2007 to 2008.
Miss World 2008
At the 2008 Miss World competition Nicosia was one of the top 16 finalists in the fast track talent event where she sang India.Arie's 'Ready for Love'.
|Awards and achievements|
|Miss Cayman Islands
Title next held byCristin Alexander (2010)