Olivia Precious Cooper, who likes to be called Precious, is an Inspirational Speaker, Teacher, Writer, Image Consultant, Actress, Model, Philanthropist, and Friend. With a practiced lifestyle of transparency before God and man, Precious creates changes in attitudes and atmospheres.
Biography and Career:
Born in Monrovia, Liberia, her life's journey includes global experiences within twenty-five countries, and knowledge gained from a wide range of diverse cultures and unique traditions. She enjoys the fullness of life, and loves to discover hidden treasures buried within individuals she is honored to meet.
Precious has lived through and survived periods of the civil-war in Liberia, which has given her life-changing stories being told. However, with war comes casualties,
but with heart-felt love for Liberia, she returned despite the situation. She participated in and won the national beauty queen pageant becoming Miss Liberia 1998. Later, she proudly represented Liberia in Miss World 1998 in Mahe Island, Seychelles, and Miss ECOWAS in Gambia.
Precious was the first Liberian beauty queen in more than a decade to have participated in an international contest proudly representing Liberia. She was distinctively motivated to help project to the world a new image of Liberia from that of war and brutality. Precious is referenced as the queen of the decade, and won for herself the title of "Liberia's Royal Highness".
Later through her years of self-discovery, Precious explored and embarked upon different career paths and business ventures, adding a wealth of education and experience to her youthful life. Such activities included business consultancy and development, project management, social services, and diamond mining. She also holds a Master in Public Administration, Bachelor in Business Administration, Certificates in Project Management and other professional development independent studies.