Vaidehi Dongre is a Michigan resident who has crowned Miss India USA in 2021. She is a business analyst and development manager in a major corporation. Vaidehi Dongre with the winning crown and the title sashe.She started working as a blogger for four months in a firm called Benzinga. She then worked for almost two years with Direct Incorporation LLC as a client services executive. In 2018, she moved to public relations firm Mars, where she worked as a KIND Adjacencies Analyst. She started working at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise in September 2020 as a business development analyst.She credited her parents for helping her stay in touch with her roots and wrote: Making sure that I learned the roots of where I come from: Marathi, Hindi, reading and writing, mythology, culture, food, love, spirituality, all whilst living in the US was no easy feat, thank you..Vaidehi also won the title Miss Talented for her Indian classical dance form Kathak performance. Vaidehi is fond of dancing, and she worked with the Hankaar Choreography group. She has a YouTube video of her dancing with the same group.Vaidehi Dongre is fond of singing, and she runs an Instagram account named Bandhan with her brother, Vineet Dongre. They both post covers of songs mashups on the account.While Vaidehi won, Arshi Lalani from Georgia became the first runner-up, and Mira Kasari from North Carolina became the second runner-up. Miss World 1997, Diana Hayden, was invited as the chief guest for the pageant. Diana Hayden giving the crown to Arshi Lalani.The beauty pageant was started by the New York-based Indian-Americans Dharmatma and Neelam Saran under the name of Worldwide Pageants for almost forty years, making Miss India USA the longest-running beauty pageant for the Indians.Three beauty pageants took place: Miss India USA, Mrs. India USA, and Miss Teen India USA. The pageants were held throughout the country and more than 60 contestants took part from thirty states. Winners from each pageant received complimentary tickets for a Mumbai flight allowing them to take part in worldwide pageants.Vaidehi has a tattoo on her left bicep. Vaidehis left bicep tattoo.Vaidehi Dongre is an animal lover, and she has a bernedoodle. Vaidehi Dongre with her dog.