About The Miss Maurice Organization by Estrella


Founded by Mr Nevin Rupear in 2016, Estrella Mauritius took over in March 2016 the franchise of Miss Universe for Mauritius. In September 2017, another franchise was acquired: Miss Supranational Mauritius. In 2018, the organization took the Miss Asia Pacific International franchise. Miss Maurice is the most followed pageant on social media in Mauritius.


Our DNA is to bring people with an innovative mind together and use their expertise to promote the image of Mauritius by showcasing its flair. Dedicated to making a better world by empowering Mauritian women through entertainment, fashion and pageants.

At Miss Maurice, we have a dedicated and passionate team which strives together for one purpose: bringing people from different walks of life together to discover and promote the beauty of the Mauritian woman, culture, flora and fauna. We offer a welcoming atmosphere and are guided by the following shared values:

  • Being 'Confidently Beautiful'
  • Feeling 'Empowered'
  • Humility
  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Innovative Mind
  • Transparency
  • Positive Thinking
  • Health: Bio, Fitness, Nutrition.
  • Wellness: Meditation, Spirituality, Yoga.
  • Beauty: Fashion, Pageant, Photography.
  • CSR: Charity, Environment, Unity.
  • Innovation: Ideas, Networking, Progress.
  • Youth: Awareness, Dreams, Imagination.
  • Education : Knowledge, Inspire, Skills.
  • Women Empowerment: Confidence, Self-Esteem, Voice.

Nevin RUPEAR, President & Founder of Estrella, CEO & National Director at Miss Maurice Organization


Nevin has studied Journalism, Media & Communications in London. Travelling is one of his interests as he loves discovering new cultures and meeting people from different walks of life. From an early age, Nevin has been following pageants and the world of fashion and he now wants to use international pageants as a platform to promote the image of the Mauritian women, Mauritius and the organisations Estrella Mauritius is working with. Nevin also has a keen interest in spirituality and Reiki healing.


Hydee PICHAI, Co National Director


Hydee Pichai has chalked up over 20 years of experience in project management, PR marketing, and turning creative dreams into reality. She is also the Co National Director for Miss Universe Mauritius. Starting her career in the Philippines where she rose through corporate ranks in Sales, she moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to pursue creative entrepreneurship. There, she became a designer and artisan for a few local jewelry brands and simultaneously launched her career in event and fashion photography. Alongside her business, she signed on as a manager and graphic designer for the magazine industry. Throughout the next 17 years, her portfolio, skill set, and collaborators have cemented her as multi-hyphenate business and marketing consultant for different brands. Currently, she is a co-partner for Empire Models in Los Angeles, a co-founder of Hiraya Magazine, and a proud pillar and advocate for the Fil-Am community in the United States through Pinoys of America and the Clubhouse Tambay Lang community.