She represented West Java. After her success in the national pageant, she represented Indonesia in the Miss ASEAN pageant the same year, in which she took home the 1st Runner Up title.
As Miss Indonesia 2005, Imelda accompanied Miss World 2004, Maria Julia Mantilla Garcia and Hong Kong superstar Jackie Chan during a visit to areas in Sumatra hit by the tsunami.E N T E R
The Miss World team was so impressed with Imelda’s multilingual skills and pleasant personality that it encouraged the Miss Indonesia team to participate in the Miss World pageant.
In addition to her duties as Miss Indonesia, Imelda also published a motivational self-help book titled “You Can Be Anything And Make Changes” and founded the Imelda Francisca Foundation for the welfare of orphans and unfortunate children.