Miss New England Earth USA 2019, Isabella Bennett, is an Environmental Activists and Information Technology Apprentice from the beautiful state of Rhode Island. She is a first generation college graduate who studied Wedding and Event Planning at the New York Institute of Art and Design and is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in Sustainability through the University of California: Los Angeles Extension Program. Bella was trained by Vice President Al Gore as a member of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps in 2017 and serves as a Board Member for the March for Science Rhode Island, an organization that advocates for publicly-funded scientific research and evidence-based policies that are unrestrained by partisan politics. Additionally she serves as Treasurer of the Rhode Island Theatre Educational Association, a nonprofit organization that provides opportunities for high school to promote their theatre programs, advocate for theatre education, and feature the work of their talented students. During her time competing in the Miss USA pageant system, Bella won the Miss Amity Award at the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Miss Rhode Island USA Pageant. This past year, she was fortunate enough to receive the Beauty for a Cause Award and the Congeniality award at the 2018 Miss Earth United States Pageant.