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 so excited to be a part of Millennium Fellowship because, I always wanted to have the opportunity on helping the world in some way, no matter how small or how difficult the action may be I am willing to do my best to make a change.”
Millennium Fellowship Project: Sharing us
Sharing-Us is an initiative that focuses on the treatment of solid waste and aims to promote a culture of recycling. This initiative has three goals. The first goal is to raise awareness of the consequences of our consumption habits. The second goal is to take action and train the community on responsible waste disposal. The third and last phase is to transform the waste into useful items to avoid the production of new plastics mainly.
About the Millennium Fellow
Paola Yamilet Puebla is currently living in Mexico City. She is a 3rd-year student at Incarnate Word University focusing on International Business. Paola currently works with a team to try to create new ideas in order to help the community