In 2018, Akisha placed Top 10 at Miss Universe 2018.
Akisha Albert was crowned Miss Universe Curaçao 2018 on September 8, 2018. Albert will now represent Curaçao at the Miss Universe 2018 competition on December 17, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. During the initial stages of the Miss Curaçao 2018 pageant, Albert received the Miss Elegance 2018 award. Much of her success is likely contributed to her extensive pageant experience prior to the Miss Universe Curaçao competition. Albert previously won the Virreina Hispanoamericana 2017 title and won the 1st runner-up title at Miss Playa 2018. In 2014, Albert was crowned Miss Earth Curaçao 2014 and represented Curaçao at Miss Earth 2014. Finally, Albert competed as a teenager in the Miss Curaçao Teenage circuit in 2012 and won a handful of prizes throughout the competition. However, during the final ceremony Albert did not place among the top 6 finalists.
Since being crowned Miss Universe Curaçao 2018, Albert has been very vocal about her support for Down Syndrome and recently posted statements regarding her support for Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Furthermore, Albert is very active on her social media platforms and has gained celebrity status in her home country.