Bemnet Assefa

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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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.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT BEMNET ASSEFA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Georgetown University l Washington DC, USA l Advancing SDG 17 and UNAI 4

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“I am excited to continue working with passionate, highly motivated, and altruistic members of the Millennium Campus community. I am looking forward to learning more from them about how they consciously work to help solve complex global issues. These are initiatives and people I am confident will shape my mindset and how I choose to move forward in my career.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

The Global Living and Learning Community is a residential space on the Georgetown University campus, comprised of international, exchange, and American students. The goal is to encourage mindful global citizenship through opportunities for shared understanding and communication. Our goal is to hold 9 cultural, service, and service events every semester that students collaboratively organize together. These events have the over-arching goal of shedding light on global issues generally under-acknowledged by world media.

About the Millennium Fellow

Bemnet Assefa is currently in the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service Studying Culture and Politics with a concentration in International Law, with a certificate in the International Study of Diplomacy, and a minor in Spanish. She serves as the Vice President of the Georgetown University NAACP Chapter and is a representative to the Black Leadership Forum. She is also a research assistant and website developer for the School of Foreign Service's departmental programs.

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