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 DEEMA O ALGHANMI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Effat University l Jeddah, Saudi Arabia l Advancing SDG 5 and UNAI 2

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"We are young social entrepreneurs need the guide for achieving our goals in all aspects, and we are always welcoming new opportunity. And I'm really happy that I have been selected as a Millennium Fellow for the Class of 2018, I hope that I can make change and achieve incredible goals that benefits the community with sustainable development. To be in contact with different places all around the world to share experience and knowledge will help us in the performance of achieving our goals of the project."

Millennium Fellowship Project

The Cyber Security Club aims to advance SDG 5 on gender equality and the UNAI principle of capacity-building in higher education systems. Women are under-represented in the global cyber security workforce. The Cyber Security Club at Effat University will provide students who are passionate about cyber security with the requisite education, expansion of knowledge and skills, and encouragement to exchange knowledge and help raise awareness in the community – while introducing more women to the field.

About the Millennium Fellow

Deema is a student at Effat University majoring in Information Systems, and concentrating in Information Security. As a student, Deema gained several experiences including being the Information Systems Club Leader and serving as a student representative. Deema is passionate about achieving her goals and describes herself as an ambitious learner.