Indigenous Supermodel, Beauty Queen, Wellness Mogul

Meet Mischaela

Mischaela Elkins is an American-Peruvian model, beauty queen, author, and businesswoman. She has modeled for brands like La Perla, Victoria's Secret, Intimissimi, Cle de Peau, Graff, and Van Cleef & Arpels - notably appearing solo on a 50 foot billboard in Times Square for the latter. She is referred to in the media as one of the Indigenous supermodels.

She is best known for her work as an international MAXIM model, her appearances with the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, as a cover model for fashion magazines in the US, UK, Australia, France, Italy, Spain, and across the Baltic region - including a solo cover for Harper's Bazaar as the alternate cover to Charlotte Casiraghi, Princess of Monaco, for runway modeling at the "Big Four" New York, London, Paris, and Milan fashion weeks, and for her work with Victoria's Secret in the Spanish language market.

Mischaela is a national and international beauty pageant titleholder, with titles including Miss Indigenous America, Miss Peru 2020, Ms. Universe 2021. She has 8+ national and international beauty titles and a host of superlative titles. She is the first and only Miss Peru to be a member of MENSA High IQ Society. Mischaela was the first woman to carry an Indigenous or Native American national beauty title into an international beauty pageant.

She is a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration and received her MBA from Spain's prestigious IE Business School at Instituto de Empresa. Mischaela also attended Harvard Business School's Summer Business Program and completed graduate level coursework in Business Statistics, Managerial Accounting, and Managerial Finance. Her corporate resume includes Product Management and R&D leadership at a Fintech company formerly owned by Lehman Brothers, famed investment bank Morgan Stanley, and most recently at a rapidly expanding Fortune 500.

Mischaela is a wellness entrepreneur with 3 self-help books: Breathwork at Tiffany's, Workin For A Birkin, and Red Bottoms & Rose Quartz and their accompanying Masterclasses under her belt. This curriculum forms her wellness media offering "Monarch Society" - a couture line of self-improvement resources for women who want to transform their relationship with themselves, money & manifestation, and revitalize their love lives through healing. An Achology Certified Life Coach she has 4,300+ students globally, and her impact through Masterclasses alone reaches 98+ countries. In 2017, she won Porsche's 30 Under 30 in Business Award.





I created a global community.

I founded MONARCH SOCIETY to share what I've learned through a high-end social club style self-help curriculum with a luxury feel. I knew my learnings were universal for all women/femmes and I wanted to create a global community of "monarchs" who heal themselves and then heal the world.

I started with myself.

Rome wasn't built in a day, and neither was my self-help empire. I started with healing myself and sharing my learnings in a series of books centered around outer self, inner self, wealth & abundance, and love, romance, & dating. As a life path 3, The Communicator, I knew I was on to something. It starts within and then it flows and grows outward...

I deepened my investment.

Through the creation of the corporate entity Monarch & Cygnet Holdings I have deepened my investment. A vehicle for wellness investments in the form of wellness centered media, commerce, and real estate- it stands to make an impact in the +$4 trillion Wellness industry. I will live my mantra, "Wellness is a daily luxury." and build the type of world I want to live in.


My professional career began as a Model.



Her career began when she entered the 2009 Elite New Faces Open Call modeling competition. Out of 300 models, she was 1 of 3 to receive an agency callback.

Runway trained by Mandy Dyonne - runway trainer for Chanel, Dior, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, and the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

Attended model etiquette and deportment program with the famed Lucie Clayton college under tutelage of Alexandra Messervy.

Graduate of Spain's prestigious Barcino Management Model Academy.


I worked to became a Titleholder.



After two rounds of qualifications, and two rounds of eliminations Mischaela was crowned Miss Peru 2020 representing the platform of Ocean Conservation & Water Preservation in Peru and across the Pacific Rim region.


With a nearly perfect interview score and 4/10ths of a point away from a perfect 10 across all 40 judges swimsuit competition score, Mischaela was crowned Ms. Universe 2021. I have continued my platform globally.


Mischaela is the first woman to carry an Indigenous or Native American title into an International beauty pageant. She clinched Top 10 and Top 5 designations as well as the Miss Goodwill and Miss Runway award.


Once a Miss, Forever a Miss

She holds 8+ National & International titles including Ms. Universe 2021, won as Miss Peru.

Pageant training in deportment, hair & makeup, styling, & pageant walk by the team that has trained countless Miss India delegates, and worked with Miss World 1994 Aishwarya Rai, Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen, and Miss Universe 2000 Lara Dutta.

Training in Winning Mindset, platform development, and communication skills by Miss Universe 2005, Natalie Glebova.

Mentored in International Titleholder media skills, platform development, and public figure presence by Miss Universe 2018, Catriona Gray.

She partnered with brands & people making an ocean impact.

Mischaela took her modeling career to new heights as a swimwear model for brands re-using reclaimed ocean plastics and for heavy hitters like La Perla, Agua Bendita, Luli Fama, Beach Bunny Swimwear, and more. She promoted her platform as a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and Swimfluence Network model, and debuted as an international MAXIM model in the Women of the World issue shot on location in the Paracas National Preserve in Ica, Peru. She serves as an ambassador for Oceana, 4Ocean, and the Ocean Cleanup as well as the Prince of Monaco's Albert II de Monaco Foundation's ocean initiatives.

She established her platform.

Mischaela established her personal platform as Miss Peru by starting a petition urging Victoria's Secret to adhere to water & ocean friendly practices as they downsized their physical store footprint, promoted the petition and cause to have the Nazca Marine Protected Area formally recognized by Peru, forged brand ambassadorships with La Mer, Shiseido, Mikimoto, L'Oreal, and Swarovski to promote, educate, and inspire others through sharing each brand's work with ocean conservation, and more...

She built a global community.

Through the creation and development of ACQUAVENUS - a global consortium of beauty queens former and current who work on Ocean Conservation & Water Preservation projects and initiatives she hopes to collaborate with women from other countries/cultures to improve discourse, relations, and Ocean conservation efforts on our planet. The immediate focus of ACQUAVENUS is to unite the Pacific Rim region countries - USA, PERU, CANADA, MEXICO, COSTA RICA, PANAMA, COLOMBIA, AUSTRALIA, The PHILIPPINES, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, & VIETNAM.

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