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 ANNA LEIGH PETERSON, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.
Georgia Institute of Technology | Georgia, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 5
" I am thrilled to be a Millennium Fellow. The opportunity to work with such a diverse groups of passionate leaders and scholars is not to be taken lightly. I look forward to the difference we can make in achieving a sustainable future! "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Books not Bombs at GT STEM Workshops
We coordinated educational workshops for refugee high school students. Our intent was to expose them to fields they might not see in the class room , including consulting and coding, as well as helping them practice skills that will make them competitive higher education applicants, like critical thinking and public speaking.
About the Millennium Fellow
Anna is a rising senior at Georgia Tech majoring in Civil Engineering with a minor in Global Engineering Leadership. She is part of the Yellow Jacket Marching Band and Pep Band , as well as the Engineers for a Sustainable World Hydroponics team. Anna is also the 2018 President for the Georgia Tech chapter of Alpha Omega Epsilon, a social and professional sorority for women in STEM. Being part of a sorority that works to educate and empower women through STEM inspired Anna to participate in this fellowship, specifically with this project.