ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.
“I'm excited to take part in an accelerator fellowship that is there to outline a leadership vision I aspire to perceive. I am keen that this fruitful opportunity will embark on exquisite student innovation for the SDG's, and this is quite remarkable!”
Millennium Fellowship Project: Supporting Women's Participation in Politics
Supporting Women's Participation in Politics works on:
Delivering introductory awareness sessions and workshops to introduce the topic to the participants.
Training students on debating skills
Organizing several mock debates about the concerned issue
Graduating the first cohort with a certificate of participation in a closing ceremony
Initiating a debate club to ensure the sustainability of the project.
About the Millennium Fellow
Ola Ezzeddine is a senior civil and environmental engineering student at the American University of Beirut. Ola is a certified trainee in several leadership workshops, including leading oneself and communication across cultures. She interned as an exchange student in Serbia earlier this summer and now serves as treasurer for the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience. Being an indulged student in campus activities, she is now taking on her personal interest in politics into action; Ola hopes to promote Lebanese female participation in debates and political action.
Connect with Ola via Facebook.