Anna Theresa Licaros (born August 10, 1984 in Mandaluyong City, Philippines), nicknamed Tere, is the Binibining Pilipinas-Universe 2007 titleholder.
Licaros was raised in Cainta, Rizal but traces her roots back to Cuenca, Batangas. She is the eldest in a brood that includes three brothers. A consistent honor student, Licaros graduated with honors in elementary school in Assumption Antipolo, and valedictorian in high school at the same school. In 2005, she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Communication, at the University of the Philippines Diliman, garnering a General Weighted Average (GWA) of 1.161. She enrolled in the University of the Philippines College of Law, where she rose to become one of the top students in their junior class.
Licaros was spotted by a talent agent during registration week in law school and was prodded to go to a talent agent for a VTR. During the VTR, the agent broached the idea of her joining the Binibining Pilipinas beauty pageant. She signed up for the contest and eventually captured the title of Binibining Pilipinas-Universe on March 3, 2007. She was the official representative of the Philippines to the Miss Universe 2007 pageant held in Mexico City, Mexico.
Standing at 5 feet 9 inches, Licaros bagged a number of special awards during pageant night, and her impressive answer to the final question (where she was asked to choose between lovelife or the crown, and she chose the crown), enabled her to win one of the pageant's three titles.
In the Miss Universe 2007 pageant, she won the Miss Photogenic special award via a worldwide internet voting poll. She is the seventh delegate from the Philippines to have won the special award. However, she did not place in the top fifteen semifinalists.
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