Vaidehi Dongre from Michigan has won the title of Miss India USA 2021. 20-year-old Arshi Lalani, who is suffering from brain tumor, became the first runner-up while Mira Kasari of North Carolina finished third in the beauty pageant. A University of Michigan graduate in International Studies, 25-year-old Dongre works as a Business Development Manager. She has also won the ‘Miss Talented’ award in the Indian classical dance Kathak. After winning the title, she said that she wanted to leave a positive lasting impact on her community and focus on women’s financial independence and literacy.