Hope Kudo

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 HOPE KUDO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Harvard University l Massachusetts, USA l Advancing SDG 10 and UNAI 3

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“As a first-generation and low-income student myself, I'm ecstatic to begin laying out the framework for our organization to provide a platform for disadvantaged students to elevate themselves in the college application process to provide more equal opportunities. This project has many positive implications for the FGLI community and I can't wait to take it to the next level.”

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Access

Project Access seeks to serve disadvantaged students by creating an online mentorship program that creates a cost-efficient and high impact initiative to help level the playing field in college admissions by targeting low-income students and giving mentorship in the college application process. First-generation and low-income students face the largest barriers when applying to college and this program is working to mend the gap and reduce educational inequalities.

  • Identify the challenges that disadvantaged students face in the college application process and develop a sustainable system to address these inequalities

  • Collaborate with other Project Access team to attain a variety of mentors

  • Outreach to high schools in need

  • Attain club recognition at targeted Universities within the United States

  • Establish partnerships with corporations to better assist students

  • Explore the unequal opportunities involved for success within standardized testing

  • Host recruitment events on campus to engage student mentorships

About the Millennium Fellow

Hope Kudo is a sophomore at Harvard University studying Social Studies with a specialization in Environmental Science & International Relations and is pursuing a minor in Computer Science. Hope serves on the Executive Board of PRIMUS - Harvard's FGLI Campus organization - she is a staff writer for the Harvard Crimson and Harvard Political Review, she also serves on the Executive Board of HackHarvard. Hope is passionate about reducing educational inequalities which has led her on this current path.

Connect with Hope via LinkedIn & Facebook.