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 CORY RICHARDSON, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Georgetown University l Washington, D.C., USA l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 4

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“The Millennium Fellowship offers an incubator-like setting for spurring real change, with fellow students as the motivators. I am thrilled to be working alongside peers with similar ambitions who can inspire me and whom I can watch develop their projects on different passions than my own.”


Millennium Fellowship Project

Young Diplomats of Seaton Elementary works with DC Public Schools as an extension of their after school program to provide foreign language education to elementary school students. This program is rapidly expanding and hopes to welcome 100 students in the fall semester to their classrooms. Young Diplomats works to advance the SDG of quality education by giving public school students access to multilingual education and shaping them to further the UNAI principle of Global Citizenship.

Millennium Fellow

Cory is a senior at Georgetown University studying Linguistics with minors in Business Administration and French. Cory currently serves as a French teacher for Young Diplomats. Her prior research includes work on South African language education policy under and post-apartheid and she hopes to shape bilingual education policy abroad and in a domestic setting post graduation.

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