Kawtar Benhalima is a Moroccan beauty queen with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Hailing from Casablanca, Morocco, she is fluent in Arabic, Chinese, English, French and Spanish.
Benhalima loves arts, music and sports. She is a talented vocalist and she plays the piano.
Aside from singing, Benhalima also enjoys dancing, acting, writing, public speaking, photography and soccer. Here are 13 more things about her:
- From 2002 to 2017, she attended The American School of Marrakesh in Marrakesh, Morocco.
- From June 2015 to July 2017, she volunteered for Ladies Circle as a meal distributor.
- From September 2016 to May 2017, she volunteered for the Reading Buddies Program as the head of program and a student reader.
- From October 2016 to November 2016, she was a volunteer tutor at the Education for All Program in Marrakesh.
- From January 2017 to February 2017, she worked for Kenzor in Marrakesh as a customer service sales assistant. From March 2017 to April 2017, she was a volunteer mentor at Dar Tifl, an orphanage in Marrakesh.
- In December 2017, Coursera issued her Moralities of Everyday Life certification.
- In 2018, she earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from École Supérieure des Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) Asia-Pacific in Singapore. From June 2018 to September 2018, she worked for Office Chérifien des Phosphates in Casablanca as a digital marketing intern. In November 2018, Coursera issued her Positive Psychology certification.
- In May 2019, Coursera issued her Philosophy, Science and Religion certification. From May 2019 to June 2019, se worked for Vicob Event and Engineering in Marrakesh.
- From June 2019 to July 2019, she was an Anais Maroc philanthropist. She supported patients with Down Syndrome.
- On November 6, 2021, she and 16 other finalists competed for the Miss Universe Morocco 2021 title in Casablanca. She was runner-up to Fatima-Zahra Khayat.
- On November 10, 2021, Khayat had an accident so she passed the Miss Universe Morocco 2021 title to her in a special ceremony in Casablanca.
- She was 22 years old when she was crowned Miss Universe Morocco 2021.
- On December 12, 2021, she will represent Morocco at Miss Universe 2021 in Eilat, Israel.