willwas berepresented at the 71st Miss Universe pageant by Hanna Kim.
The 27-year-old model currently based in New York City was appointed as Miss Universe Korea 2022 last April. She was the first runner-up during last year's national competition.
Apart from modeling, Hanna is a linguist and interpreter, who specialized in clinical trials. She is also a skilled classical ballet dancer.
"Words cannot describe how honored I am to be representing Korea at the 71st edition of Miss Universe," she shared on social media.
"As Miss Universe is the representation of empowerment and confidence, I wish I will also become a member of this community that empowers the women around the globe," she added.