Fionnghuala O'Reilly is a systems engineer who obtained her bachelor of science degree from the George Washington University. She works remotely from Dublin as a director for NASA's International Space Apps Challenge. This year, she launched the #ReachForTheStars social media campaign spotlighting women and diversity in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). She was named Engineers Ireland's 2020 Engineers Week National Ambassador and was included on Washington Life Magazine's Innovators and Disruptors Tech 25 List which names 'the entrepreneurs leading the charge on national and global innovations'. Fionnghuala is proud to be the first woman of colour to represent Ireland at Miss Universe 2019.