Aleksandra Nikolaenko has received more beauty awards than any other woman in Ukraine and is an adequate representative of our country with prestigious international beauty contests, who won recognition and popularity far beyond its borders.
She is a holder of “Miss Odesa”, “Miss Ukraine South”, “Miss Ukraine”, “Miss Student”, “Miss Tourism-Europe”, “First vice-Miss Tourism-planet”, “Miss American dream” and “Miss Tourism International” titles. At the “Miss of the World” contest, held in the SAR in 2001, Aleksandra met the legendary Nelson Mandela. It was during that competition that our compatriot made it to the final ten. In 2004 she represented Ukraine in the most prestigious world beauty contest “Miss Universe” held in Ecuador. In 2005 she was a judge of the contest. Before that, no one from CIS was granted the privilege to choose the most beautiful girl in the Universe.
Since September last year, Aleksandra is an official representative of the “Miss Universe” contest in Ukraine and director of the national “Miss Ukraine-Universe” contest. The holder of title “Miss Universe-2005” Natalie Glebova visited Ukraine in response to Aleksandra’s invitation. The visit of the honorable guest positively affected the international image of our country. The girls together with Viktor Yushchenko, the president of Ukraine opened the international Youth film festival and presented an award to Roman Polanski.
Aleksandra takes active part in charitable project. Along with Vitalina Yushchenko, the president’s daughter, and “The friends of children” foundation she looks after boarding-school No. 15 for children suffering from consequences of cerebral spastic infantile paralysis. She is active within the context of all-Ukrainian campaign against smoking among children and youth and is an authorized representative of the International Committee for Protecting Human Rights.
For three years Aleksandra has been employed by the Inter TV-channel. Presently she is the author and presenter of a new TV-project “Go “Miss Universe”.
She displayed her talent as an actress in such musicals as “Cinderella”, “Ice Queen”, “Russian Medicines” movie, TV-series “I love you”, “It’s always wrong people who get kissed”, “Saint Patrick’s delusion”.
Aleksandra’s professional and social activity was awarded with titles “Odessian of the year” and “Best model of the year”, as well as with a laureate’s diploma of the “Popular recognition” rating in the “Beauty of the year” nomination. For her personal contribution in reviving the spirituality and national culture of Ukraine she was awarded with an order of the “Saint Sophia”. She was given an award of the International Tourism Committee for a contribution in tourism development in Ukraine.
In 2005 she was given the top journalism award “Golden pen” as the best youth TV-program presenter.
In 2006 she became a laureate of “Person of the year” award for reinforcing the Ukraine’s positive image in the world.