College of Health and Human Performance

Pascale Belony (BSHE '15, BSN '18)

Health educator and nurse representing Haiti in Miss Universe 2021

Pascale Belony (BSHE '15, BSN '18)

Pascale Bélony is driven by her belief that quality healthcare is a fundamental human right. Bélony graduated from UF cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Nursing.

Born and raised in Cap-Haitïen, Bélony takes utmost pride in her heritage. From 2012 to 2020, Bélony served as the communications and publicity director for Projects for Haiti Global, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating poverty in Haiti through education. She led recruiting and training for more than 400 UF students on spring break trips to Haiti where more than 1,000 Haitians were served through health education workshops.

In 2021, Bélony made history as the first semi-finalist Haitian woman at the 12th edition of the Miss Supranational Pageant and earned Haiti’s first crown at Miss Supranational Caribbean 2021.

Bélony utilizes her influence and platform to advocate for marginalized communities. She serves as a health education consultant for Hope for Haiti, as an ambassador for MamaBaby Haiti and as a panelist for the Haitian Community Alliance. Bélony also hosted UF's Club Creole Annual Pageant, Miss Haiti Florida 2020 Pageant, the first annual "A Night of Elegance," and was a guest of honor for UF's Black Alumni Homecoming.

[Profile added in 2022 for the HHP Spring Awards. Bélony was recognized as an Outstanding Young Alumni.]

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