Kim Hong, among the top five contestants at the 2005 Mrs World competition, will become the first Vietnamese to chair a Mrs World pageant's panel of judges this year.
Hong said David Marmel, head of the pageant's organizing board, had sents her an official invitation to chair the judges' panel.
"This is a great honor for me. I will try my best to fulfill the task and make the most of this chance to promote Vietnam to the world," Hong said.
Hong was part of the selection panel that chose the Vietnamese representative for the Miss World pageant 2011.
In April, she was a member of Mrs US contest's final jury.
Mrs World 2011 is held in Orlando, Florida from December 6 15.