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 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.