Emily Gile

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 EMILY A GILE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Washburn University l Kansas, United States l Advancing SDG 16 and UNAI 7

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“I'm excited to help improve the topic of diversity at my campus and make steps toward a sustainable future for my community.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

WU Diversity and Inclusion Ambassadors strives to give students of all backgrounds a voice. It will feature one to two representatives from every student organization on campus which has a stake in campus diversity and inclusion. This group will form partnerships with pre-existing Washburn organizations while remaining its own student led entity. This group of students as a committee will facilitate their own discussions on how to improve Washburn University's diversity, inclusion, and accountability. They will strive to answer questions such as; "What does Washburn need to make their students feel safe, heard, and included?" and "What does it mean to be truly diverse and inclusive?". The Fall 2019 creating a mission statement, forming the committee of Ambassadors and establishing a presence on campus. This project is expected to improve the voice of students at Washburn University as well as diversity, inclusion and accountability on campus.

About the Millennium Fellow

Emily Gile is a senior at Washburn University studying Elementary Education with an emphasis in Middle School History. She is also a part of the LinC Bonner Scholar program at Washburn University that aims at doing volunteer work in the surrounding community and having discussions surrounding poverty. Emily's project is to create a group of Washburn students to act as diversity ambassadors for the Diversity & Inclusion office at Washburn University so that what they do is more aimed at the students they serve.

Connect with Emily via Twitter & Instagram.

Sydney Frantz

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 SYDNEY FRANTZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Washburn University l Kansas, United States l Advancing SDG 5 and UNAI 6

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“I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow as well as a member of the Free Period Project. To me, being a Millennium Fellow means using your voice for the greater good. It is my hope that our project sets a good foundation for gender equality on campus and sets a good example for campuses all over the world. We all have a voice, and we all have the ability to make a difference. Why not do it?”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Free Period is a project devoted to increasing access to free feminine hygiene products on campus, as well as decreasing the stigma around women's health and hygiene. At Free Period, we believe that feminine hygiene products should be free and accessible to all as they are necessities for good health. Our goal is to provide free products in all of the major bathrooms across Washburn University's campus. This will impact at least three major buildings on campus: the student union, admissions building, and primary library. With the success of this pilot project, we hope to see it expand in the future to cover the entire campus.

About the Millennium Fellow

Sydney Frantz is a sophomore at Washburn University. She is studying Mass Media with a minor in psychology. Aside from her studies, Sydney spends a majority of her time in the dance studio. She has danced for sixteen years and has had the opportunity to dance multiple lead roles in classical ballets. As well as taking lessons she also teaches lessons to aspiring young dancers.

Connect with Sydney via LinkedIn, Instagram, & Facebook.

Hannah Kirby

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 HANNAH KIRBY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Washburn University l Kansas, United States l Advancing SDG 5 and UNAI 6

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“Being a Millennium Fellow provides me with a great opportunity to challenge myself and pursue my passions all while changing the world around me for the better. Inequality and injustice are unacceptable in today's society, but can still be seen all over the world. And if we have the ability to change the status quo, then what are we waiting for?”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Free Period is a project devoted to increasing access to free feminine hygiene products on campus, as well as decreasing the stigma around women's health and hygiene. At Free Period, we believe that feminine hygiene products should be free and accessible to all as they are necessities for good health. Our goal is to provide free products in all of the major bathrooms across Washburn University's campus. This will impact at least three major buildings on campus: the student union, admissions building, and primary library. With the success of this pilot project, we hope to see it expand in the future to cover the entire campus.

About the Millennium Fellow

Hannah Kirby is currently a sophomore at Washburn University pursuing a degree in Communications with a minor in Mass Media. At Washburn, she is also involved with choir and theatre. This year she will also be serving as the Outreach Fellow for Washburn's Honors Program. Hannah has always had a passion for making connections and advocating for others. She hopes that her project can bring about real change in her community.

Connect with Hannah via LinkedIn & Twitter.

Emma Staats

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 EMMA STAATS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Washburn University l Kansas, United States l Advancing SDG 5 and UNAI 6

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“I love people. I do the work I do to make people's lives better and share love and light with them. As long as I am helping people, I will be happy. I admire the UN's mission and believe in their sustainable development goals, that is why I am so excited to represent the UN as a Millennium Fellow.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Free Period is a project devoted to increasing access to free feminine hygiene products on campus, as well as decreasing the stigma around women's health and hygiene. At Free Period, we believe that feminine hygiene products should be free and accessible to all as they are necessities for good health. Our goal is to provide free products in all of the major bathrooms across Washburn University's campus. This will impact at least three major buildings on campus: the student union, admissions building, and primary library. With the success of this pilot project, we hope to see it expand in the future to cover the entire campus.

About the Millennium Fellow

Emma Staats is a senior at Washburn University and will be graduating with a Liberal Arts Baccalaureate in Integrated Studies this May. She is tailoring her degree to focus on social justice issues, primarily Human Trafficking, by combining classes in Criminal Justice, Women's and Gender Studies, and Sociology. She is minoring in Leadership Studies as well as Theatre. Emma spends her time getting involved on campus and in the community by holding a variety of leadership positions in the Leadership Institute, Residential Living, Topeka and Shawnee County Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition, and Bods Feeding Bods: Washburn University's on-campus food and commodities pantry.

Connect with Emma via LinkedIn & Instagram.

Dylan Paul Babcock

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 DYLAN PAUL BABCOCK, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Washburn University l Kansas, United States l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 3

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“As a fellow, I am excited to have the opportunity to make positive changes in the sex education policies in the school districts of Shawnee County and possibly schools throughout the State of Kansas. My core belief of the right to a quality education is what makes me passionate to push for these changes. I am a person who greatly values respect, hard work, trust, humility, and good listening. These values, combined with my will to find success in what I do, are what drive me to work with others, find solutions, and make accomplishments.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Project ISE aims to provide and advocate for quality, inclusive sex education in the surrounding Topeka, KS community and communities beyond. This includes discussions on consent, use of various contraceptives, and STI/STD detection and prevention. Project ISE intends to eliminate the inequality and stigma amongst groups of people in sex education.

About the Millennium Fellow

Dylan Babcock is a sophomore at Washburn University studying Accounting and minoring in Leadership Studies. Dylan currently serves as the Marketing Team Leader of the Washburn Leadership Institute Student Leadership Council, the Vice-Chairman of the Campus and Community Affairs Committee on the Washburn Student Government Association (WSGA), and Vice-Chairman of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for WSGA. When Dylan isn't busy with his studies, extracurricular activities, or working, he enjoys catching up with his favorite TV shows, spending time with friends, keeping up with the political world, and trying out new coffee shops and restaurants in Topeka.

Connect with Dylan via Twitter, Instagram, & Facebook.

Brooklyn Wiens

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 BROOKLYN WIENS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Washburn University l Kansas, United States l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 3

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“I am honored to be a Millennium Fellow because I have the opportunity to be a part of an organization whose purpose is to put others first. The Millennium Fellowship Program will not only shape me to be a better student, but also a better sister, daughter, and community member.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Project ISE aims to provide and advocate for quality, inclusive sex education in the surrounding Topeka, KS community and communities beyond. This includes discussions on consent, use of various contraceptives, and STI/STD detection and prevention. Project ISE intends to eliminate the inequality and stigma amongst groups of people in sex education.

About the Millennium Fellow

Brooklyn Wiens is a rising senior studying psychology and sociology at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. After graduation, Brooklyn plans on attending graduate school where she will pursue a career in counseling psychology. Brooklyn's mission is to work with those who struggle with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and eventually open up her own practice. Brooklyn is also deeply passionate about social justice, particularly prison and education reform.

Connect with Brooklyn via LinkedIn, Instagram, & Facebook.

Anna-Marie Lauppe

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 ANNA-MARIE LAUPPE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Washburn University l Kansas, United States l Advancing SDG 16 and UNAI 7

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“I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because I have always enjoyed doing something bigger than myself. When we found out through our Bonner group at school about the Sustainable Development Goals I was left with the feeling of needing to do more to help our world and communities. So, when I was approached with the idea to join a team in which I would be given the opportunity to do exactly that I jumped at it! It has been so exciting to go through this process, and to have the U.N. behind me every step of the way.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

WU Diversity and Inclusion Ambassadors strives to give students of all backgrounds a voice. It will feature one to two representatives from every student organization on campus which has a stake in campus diversity and inclusion. This group will form partnerships with pre-existing Washburn organizations while remaining its own student led entity. This group of students as a committee will facilitate their own discussions on how to improve Washburn University's diversity, inclusion, and accountability. They will strive to answer questions such as; "What does Washburn need to make their students feel safe, heard, and included?" and "What does it mean to be truly diverse and inclusive?". The Fall 2019 creating a mission statement, forming the committee of Ambassadors and establishing a presence on campus. This project is expected to improve the voice of students at Washburn University as well as diversity, inclusion and accountability on campus.

About the Millennium Fellow

Anna-Marie Lauppe is going into her senior year at Washburn University in Topeka KS as a Psychology major. During her time at Washburn she has been active in the LinC Bonner Scholar program, Student Media, Topeka Habitat for Humanity, and Boys and Girls Club of Topeka. Anna-Marie is from a small town in South Western Kansas who relocated to North Eastern Kansas for college.

Anna-Marie's future plans include graduating in the Spring of 2020. Following that, Washburn has a great Clinical Psychology program which Anna-Marie plans to attend in the Fall of 2020 in the hopes of getting her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology.

Connect with Anna-Marie via LinkedIn & Facebook.