Allyn Rose

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Allyn Rose
Allyn Rose

(1988-05-27) May 27, 1988 (age 30)
Education University of Maryland
(B.A. Government and Politics) Mannheim University
(Master of Comparative Business Law)
Title Miss Sinergy 2010
Miss Maryland USA 2011
Miss District of Columbia 2012
Miss United States Supranational 2014
Beauty pageant titleholder
Miss USA 2011 (Top 8)
Miss America 2013
Miss Supranational 2014
(3rd runner-up)

Allyn Rose (born May 27, 1988) is an American beauty pageant titleholder, professional speaker, and breast cancer advocate from Newburg, Maryland.

Rose won the title of Miss Maryland USA 2011 title and represented Maryland in the Miss USA 2011 pageant in June 2011, placing in the top 8. The following year she won the Miss District of Columbia title and competed in the Miss America 2013 pageant where she was unplaced.

After losing her mother to breast cancer at the age of 16, Rose partnered with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the Tigerlilly Foundation, educating women in cancer prevention. In the fall of 2012, Rose revealed her decision to undergo a prophylactic double mastectomy.[1] In June 2013, she gave a TED Talk at Chapman University on the Power of Redefining Breasts.[2] Rose continues to work as a preventive healthcare advocate and contributor on several national media outlets. The 21st Annual Congress on Women’s Health awarded her the Women’s Health Advocacy Award.[3]

Rose was a competitive roller figure skater and won her first USA Roller Sports (USARS) championship at the age of 12. She attended La Plata High School in La Plata, Maryland. Rose went on to play volleyball for the College of Southern Maryland and later at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she graduated with a B.A. in Government & Politics. In 2017, Rose completed her M.A. in International Business Law at the University of Mannheim.


  1. ^ "Miss D.C. Allyn Rose on her decision to opt for a double mastectomy after Miss America pageant". The Washington Post. Washington, D.C.: Nash Holdings. November 19, 2012. Retrieved June 21, 2015.
  2. ^ "TEDxChapmanU - TED".
  3. ^ "Miss DC Allyn Rose to receive Women's Health Advocacy Award". January 15, 2013. Archived from the original on 2014-08-08. Retrieved 2013-08-20.

External links

  • Official website
Preceded by
Simone Feldman
Miss Maryland USA
Succeeded by
Nana Meriwether
Preceded by
Ashley Boalch
Miss District of Columbia
Succeeded by
Bindhu Pamarthi
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