UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MILLENNIUM CAMPUS NETWORK PROUDLY PRESENT CHERYL JENDRACHOWSKI , A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.
"It is an amazing feeling to know you can help make change in the world, it's even a better feeling knowing that you can make change with a global like minded team!
To be a Millennium Fellow is more than doing our small part to our local region, it is to be a part of a movement... showcasing exactly what youth can do if given the opportunity to succeed! "
P.E.A.C.E in Western Sydney is a framework for disrupting practices and current ideology within our University and wider community focused on SDG # 12: ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns and UNAI # 9: Sustainability - a commitment to promoting sustainability through education.
- PROMOTE via 5 identified internal media platforms targeting students (45,000) and staff (3,000).
- EDUCATE on current and future University and SDSN Youth initiatives including Responsible Cafes, Tea Bag Project, Plastic Lids installation and local High School Masterclass programs
- Raise AWARENESS across the 5 main campuses personalising the SDGs to local concerns
- Create two CAMPAIGNS:
1.) Challenging the University to re-evaluate current policies, practices and values.
2. ) Disrupt current unsustainable consumption and waste practices, i.e., single-use items
- EMPOWER students and staff by implementing a new initiative, installing environmentally fact-based challenges related to a minimum of 3 SDGs across 5 main campuses
I'm a business (Sport Management) student at Western Sydney University, aspiring to make a global positive social change using sport and sustainability as my vehicle. I get an intrinsic reward by helping others and strive to do my part in make our world a better place. I proud to be living in a world where youth are considered to be change makers and where goals such as the SDGs are seen as framework for all countries!
Who am I, I am you average Australian girl waiting for the next big adventure to change the world!