October 21, 2013
Ariella Arida, Miss Philippines 2013 Biography (Miss Universe)
Ariella Arida graduated with honors from the University of the Philippines with a degree in chemistry. She is fascinated with different cultures and has a love of learning, and advocates for educating the young. In the future, Ariella aspires to become an entrepreneur, and merge her love of chemistry and research to create her own fragrance line. Since her childhood, Ariella has always had a competitive, determined and hardworking spirit.
In her own words: "The Filipino resiliency, and our ability to be positive despite all odds is something that my country can be proud of"
1.Creative and inquisitive as a young girl, Ariella would make various sweets from herbs and sell them to her classmates in grade school.
2.Ariella one forced herself to learn how to drive stick shift for a job in just five hours, without ever driving a car before in her life.
3. Ariella can tell the composition of any chemical compound by simply glancing at it.