Margana is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Austin where she earned a degree in Corporate Communications. Sharing her personal story of overcoming consistent bullying in middle and high school, Margana has shared with thousands of students her personal platform “You Belong”. She uses her SMART students program to help share the importance of respect and inclusion and has also partnered with The Little Words Project, a national organization whose mission is to spread kindness. As Miss Texas/Miss America she looks forward to continuing her message of respect by encouraging audiences to embrace the notion that we can live in a judgement free society where everyone belongs.