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 BINWANT KAUR KAHLON, A  MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

University of California, Davis l California, USA l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 4

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“I am extremely excited and so grateful to be a Millennium Fellow. Education has had a huge impact in my life and I have myself experienced the opportunities and avenues it opens up; to have the chance to work on a project that seeks to globalize education and make it more accessible is so meaningful to me.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

The Campus Global Theme Initiative is part of a campus-wide commitment to provide every UC Davis student with a global education. Through the project, the team will launch a biennial program to engage the UC Davis community (students, faculty, staff and community partners) in creating a year of transdisciplinary projects, events, and performances that address a theme related to an SDG. From August to November 2018, the team wishes to initiate the effort by publicizing our initiative, inviting event/activity proposals for the 2019-2020 academic year, and creating a mini-grants program to support proposed programming. They will measure their impact by the number of project proposals they receive from student organizations and other units across campus. The Campus Global Theme Initiative plans to receive at least 60 proposals, representing every school and college, that reflect the campus’ diversity.

About the Millennium Fellow

Binwant is a third year International Relations and Economics major from University of California, Davis. She hopes to pursue a career centered around social advocacy and activism in order to create a more just and equitable society. At her university, she is involved in an organization called Period, where they provide free and convenient access to menstrual products across campus. Additionally, they have worked on projects aimed at women’s social mobility in Punjab, where her family is from. In her free time, she enjoys taking photos, painting, and spending time with family and friends.

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