Millions of people in over 90 countries worldwide watched Chelsea Cooley's life change forever on April 11, 2005 as she was crowned Miss USA® 2005. The 22-year-old fashion marketing student from Charlotte, North Carolina is the first woman from her state to bring home the Miss USA® crown. As Miss USA 2005, Chelsea has spent the first part of her year championing the official causes of Miss USA®, which include breast and ovarian cancer education, research, and legislation. She will continue to travel both nationally and internationally as an advocate for organizations such as the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, the National Breast Cancer Coalition, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, and Gilda’s Club, among others.