Skarlet Ramirez is a Dominican-American beauty queen from Massachusetts, United States. She was living in a poor neighborhood in the Dominican Republic when she watched on television the coronation of Miss Universe 2003 Amelia Vega of the Dominican Republic at the Figali Convention Center in Panama City, Panama on June 3, 2003.
Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Ramirez was raised by her father Jose Ramirez, a single father and a bakery worker. Here are 13 more things about her:
- In 2008, she and her father moved from the Dominican Republic to Methuen, Massachusetts. They later moved to Lawrence, Massachusetts.
- From 2008 to 2012, she attended Methuen High School in Methuen
- From 2012 to 2016, she attended Fitchburg State University in Fitchburg, Massachusetts where she earned her bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in Romance languages.
- From September 2013 to October 2014, she worked as a conversion assistant at Disability Services at Fitchburg State University.
- From March 2014 to December 2017, she worked as a Subway sandwich artist in Fitchburg.
- From July 2015 to October 2016, she worked for Olive Garden in Methuen as a hostess.
- From January 2016 to May 2016, she was an intern at The Rendon Group in Boston, Massachusetts.
- In September 2016, she joined PAREXEL in Billerica, Massachusetts as an imaging assistant.
- Amid the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which started in 2020, she volunteered at the Lazarus House thrift store in Lawrence where she met many Dominican immigrants like herself. She and Sarah de Souza competed at Miss Massachusetts USA 2020. They both finished in the Top 16.
- On June 13, 2021, she and de Souza competed at Miss Massachusetts USA 2021 against 68 other candidates at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, Massachusetts. She was second runner-up to de Souza.
- On March 27, 2022, she represented Lawrence at Miss Massachusetts USA 2022. She competed against 76 other candidates at the Burlington Marriott Hotel in Burlington, Massachusetts and won the title.
- On October 3, 2022, she represented Massachusetts at Miss USA 2022 and competed against 50 other candidates at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA.
- She was 28 years old when she competed at Miss USA 2022. She was unplaced.