ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018
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 402 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.
The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 48,785 hours and their 214 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 393,449 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT BENÉE HERSHON, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.
Brandeis University | Massachusetts, United States | Advancing SDG 2 & UNAI 9
" I am excited to be a Millenium Fellow and have the opportunity to be a part of a network of individuals who are also passionate about making a positive change on their campus and in their community. The Millenium Fellowship allows me to do what I love while also learning from others! "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Brandeis Community Farm: Sustainability in Your Backyard
Provide healthy food to our on campus and off campus community while also holding workshops and events which build community and teach agricultural skills.
About the Millennium Fellow
I am a current junior at Brandeis University and study Environmental Studies with a minor in Legal Studies and Social Justice and Social Policy.
In my free time I manage the Brandeis Rooftop Farm and am a Resident Assistant. During the summer I work at Camp Tel Noar as a bunk counselor and Assistant Department Head of Outdoor Learning. I love being outdoors and connecting others with nature!