Ariska Putri Pertiwi - Miss Grand International 2016
Indonesia represented by Ariska Putri Pertiwi finally crowned as Miss Grand International 2016. She is the Third Runner-Up of Puteri Indonesia 2016. She is the North Sumatra representative who was born in Aceh on January 13th, 1995. She became ambassador of Red Cross Indonesia’s for North Sumatra. Besides, she had been a West Sumatra Weaving Princess 2010 and Miss Tourism 2010 of Pematang Siantar. On 2009, she also became Indonesia Creative Icon. Now, Ariska is a student at the Islamic University of North Sumatra at Medical Faculty.
As the winner of Miss Grand International 2016, Ariska Putri Pertiwi become ambassador to spread the motto “Stop the War”. Not only that, she also won the title of 'Best National Costume'. She became the first Asian woman to win the title of Miss Grand International. Ariska automatically made history as the first Indonesian woman to win the beauty contest for International.