Micaela Patrícia Reis placed first runner-up to Miss World 2007, becoming Miss World Africa. She was a Top 10 finalist at Miss Universe 2007.
Reis made it into the Top 10 at the 2007 Miss Universe pageant held in Mexico City, Mexico on 28 May 2007. She placed 5th in swimsuit with a score of 9.150 and then 7th in evening gown with a score of 8.363. She finished 7th overall.
After Miss Universe, Reis went on to compete at the 2007 Miss World pageant, which was held on December 1 in Sanya, China where she finished as first runner-up to eventual winner, Zhang Zilin of China. Reis was also named Miss World Africa at the end of the event.
After competing in Miss World, Micaela posed for FHM Portugal covering their June issue and was also a judge in the Miss Universe Tanzania 2008 competition.