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 ARIANNE MADELEINE WONG, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

University of Pennsylvania l Pennsylvania, USA l Advancing SDG 11 and UNAI 9

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“I am delighted to be a Millennium Fellow as I have realized that the ambiguous goal of ‘raising awareness’ was simply not enough. Hence Sustainable Solutions is one way to urge others to take small, concrete steps, which would be more feasible than encouraging huge, ambitious actions – and the accumulated results can be far greater over time.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Sustainable Solutions is a competition at the University of Pennsylvania that empowers Penn students and Philadelphia high schoolers to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals at the local scale. Sustainable Solutions is a Spring 2019 competition that will invite Penn students and Philadelphia high school students to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the context of Penn and Philadelphia . They are planning to hold four training session prior to our kick off event in the last week of November, in which judges from Penn, Philadelphia, and the UN will be introduced and the competition will then officially begin.

About the Millennium Fellow

Arianne is a rising sophomore at University of Pennsylvania. She is planning to major in sociology and minor in urban real estate and development as well as history of art. She was born and raised in Hong Kong and studied abroad in a UK boarding school for high school. She has been passionate about environmental issues ever since she achieved her open water Padi diving license. She would love to continue her work outside marine preservation.

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