Nicosia Lawson

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Nicosia Lawson
Beauty pageant titleholder
Miss Cayman Islands 08 Nicosia Lawson.jpg
Born Nicosia Lawson
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.

Early life[edit]

Nicosia was born in St. Vincent & the Grenadines on 4 April 1983 but grew up in the Cayman Islands.

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.

Charity work and social groups[edit]

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[edit]

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'.


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Rebecca Parchment
Miss Cayman Islands
Title next held by
Cristin Alexander (2010)