Maritsa Platis is currently Miss U.S. International 2020. She is a Public Health major concentrating in Pre-med from North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She is involved with many organizations across the state including the American Red Cross, Children's Miracle Network, and many more. One day she aspires to pursue a career as a Pediatric neonatologist, working in the intensive care unit with many children across the state. Ever since she was a young girl she has always had an interest in learning about children's health. Maritsa has started an initiative called "Cradle of Love" hoping to educate and inform others of the dangers of co-sleeping. She plans to help new parents and families by giving them valuable information and resources needed for their new baby.