Ms. Callingbull posted on Facebook the following message: I’m so proud to say I am now the new MRS Universe 2015 !!! I am the first First Nations woman to win this title! I am also the first Canadian Delegate to win as well!! Sooooooo happy right now!”
MRS Universe 2015 – Mrs Canada 1st Runner up – Mrs South Africa 2nd Runner up – Mrs Ukraine 3rd Runner up – Mrs Costa rica 4th Runner up – Mrs Gibraltar
As a veteran pageant participant who rated highly in Miss Universe Canada and Miss World Canada competitions, Callingbull was undoubtedly one of the favorites among the delegates convened in Minsk.
Ashley Callingbull is a 23 year old Cree First Nations woman from the Enoch Cree Nation in the province of Alberta. She is currently enrolled at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in the Television Program. She is very devoted to her culture and people, and takes pride in her Native Cree heritage, and has shown this through her volunteer work with community elders and aboriginal youth. By the time Ashley reached 10 years old; she had consecutively won all Enoch’s princess crowns. She is a professionally trained dancer in tap, ballet, jazz, pointe and performed in the Nutcracker.