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 CRISTINA ALEJANDRA MÁRMOL ACOSTA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Universidad de las Americas l Quito, Ecuador l Advancing SDG 3 and UNAI Principle 1

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“I am excited to form part of the Millennium Fellowship project because is a great opportunity to learn how I can be more proactive in my community as a leader and how I can reach the community members so we can work together generating a bigger impact.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

The Project of Preventive and Restorative Oral Health Care in Schoolchildren aged between 5-14 years is a project that aims to educate children of a vulnerable population to promote healthy lifestyle. Two communities will be visited to carry out the following activities: brushing techniques, oral care, oral hygiene, preventive and curative care, simplified oral hygiene index, caries index. Approximately 200 people will benefit from these activities. This project is advising the principal of addressing poverty because the team is focusing on school children of vulnerable populations in their country that can’t afford private health care. Also the commitment of human rights to children that have the right to learn and get the service of oral health.

About the Millennium Fellow

Cristina is from Ecuador. She grew up in a little town far away from the city and studied in a military school. She learned how different types of leadership when done in the correct way can be inspirational and move people to improve. She is currently on her third year of dentistry career and has been interested in how education can help others since she was a kid, mostly because of her parents and the work they have done in their community regarding health care education.

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