"My name is Marina Siniciene! I am an award-winning runway model, pageant queen and aspiring entrepreneur! Some of my accolades include:
Diva Next Door Finalist 2017
Top Model Ireland Finalist 2016/17
Miss Bikini Ireland 2017
Mrs. Emerald Isle 2020 2nd Runner Up and Director's Choice 2020
2 International Runway Achievements and Recognition Awards 'Aspiring Beauty with Purpose Queen' and 'Miss Congeniality of the Year!'
I am originally from Latvia but have lived in Ireland for around 15 years with my beautiful 13 year old daughter. My background work experience is in fashion design, hospitality and sales. I finished University and studied International Hospitality and Tourism Management, Art and Design ! When was in secondary school took part in Pageants and twice won second place in "Miss School " pageant. I wrote my own book at the age of 14, participated in poetry club, chorus, the school olympic games and dance team. At the moment, I have 3 cover songs that I recorded in the studio last year and one of the songs is on Youtube. My hobbies are modeling,singing,designing and making things like vases,tables,different kind of art pieces! I also enjoy sports,traveling and much more! I have been published in magazines, newspapers and other media outlets. I think every person is unique in the way they are the most important is not to give up no matter what ,believe in yourself and follow your dreams then all we want to achieve in this life will become reality!"
What do you do and why do you do it?
I am a model and the moment thinking of starting my own business that will be showcasing my creativity and capability to be creative! Also, I love to do modelling for charities to support people who need help for example charities for people who suffering from diabetes. I'm taking part in Pageants because i love to connect with people who I meet during this journey and also because taking all the opportunities that are given in life
How does what you do benefit others?
The charities that I'm taking part in benefit other people by buying the medicine for those who need it and to give them food or water to survive! Taking part in pageants are beneficial to others by giving confidence that they also can do it and helps build self confidence
Describe your career journey and how it led you to where you are now.
Well, I was working in many sectors like hospitality, child care, fashion design, retail etc. It led me where I am now because I got a feeling that the most important thing is to follow your dreams and to work in sector you really love and enjoying every moment! In my opinion, it is very important to love what you are doing because you will feel really happy and complete.
Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?
In 5 years, I see myself as a successful business lady living happy life
If you could have one superpower to help you further your purpose, what would it be and why? How would you use it?
The superpower would be to to heal others from any illnesses. I would heal people that are sick becuase I would love to see all the people on the planet healthy and happy! I think the most important thing in life is to be healthy.I went trough some stages in life when I realized nothing is more important in life than to be healthy.