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 CHLOE QUIGLEY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Georgetown University | Washington D.C., United States | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 1

" My project aims to empower a group of individuals I have always admired and wanted to more intentionally serve: women living in the Guatemala City garbage dump communities - women with lives marked by trial and trauma but ones that are set on coming out triumphant. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Oso Microenterprise

Oso is a sustainable business that employs women, self identified as living with trauma, in the Guatemala City garbage dump communities to handmake artisan stuffed teddy bears, empowering them to make double their community's average income.

About the Millennium Fellow

Global service has been and always will be the most fundamental part of my upbringing. Beginning in Guatemala at the age of eight, my background has been marked by service - ranging from global service endeavors to local efforts. In the past 11 years, I have grown a lot, along with my love for serving others. Today, I feel that I am more equipped than ever to make an impact, still with a pressing question: how?

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