Crowned Ms. Elite U.S. Woman of Achievement 2018, Candice Woods represented women over 40 in the state of California. Upon winning the National Title she has enjoyed judging other pageants, conducting workshops including Vision Boards and Goal Setting for Teen Achieve as well as assisting contestants with presentation and self esteem prior to walking the competition stage. Candice is a mathematics high school teacher in the Orange County School District. Candice champions the foster care system both as a mentor and facilitating change within the system including self-development and self-esteem workshops for foster children. Her platform is personal. She was a foster child in San Francisco and overcame incredible odds to graduate not only with her undergrad degree but with a 4.00 GPA for her Masters. Candice Woods has two sons and is also an entrepreneur with a major hair care line. Candice also made TOP 10 in Pageant Planet's best of the best FITNESS 2017 Awards.