ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

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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 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations.  30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year. 

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year. 


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT AMINAH TAARIQ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Cornell University l New York, USA l Advancing SDG 13  and UNAI Principle 9

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I am so proud to be among a group of young people who are committed to advancing solutions to the many problems we are facing in this world. I know that we will make a tangible impact with our combined efforts.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

The Climate Action Group project is an effort from the city's youth to hold their local government accountable with their environmental impact, and to educate the community and build awareness on sustainability. The group’s goal is to draft policies for local governments to adopt in order to maintain sustainability in their communities.

About the Millennium Fellow

Aminah is a first generation American and college student from New York who is dedicated to social action and environmental sustainability through policy and government engagement. As a Environmental Science major and Communications minor at Cornell University, she hopes to gain the skills and network in order to pursue a career in politics to make a difference globally.

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