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 CORY RICHARDSON, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Georgetown University | Washington D.C., United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 4

" The Millennium Fellowship offers an incubator-like setting for spurring real change, with fellow students as the motivators. I am thrilled to be working alongside peers with similar ambitions who can inspire me and whom I can watch develop their projects on different passions than my own. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Young Diplomats

Young Diplomats of Seaton Elementary is a program that focuses on opening up the possibility of global citizenship to students in the DC Public School system. In many public schools in America, the study of languages has fallen to the wayside amidst budget cuts and staff downsizing. Young Diplomats works with public schools to bring bilingual college students directly to after school programs to teach students and address this shortcoming.

About the Millennium Fellow

Cory is a senior at Georgetown University studying Linguistics with minors in Business Administration and French. Cory currently serves as a French teacher for Young Diplomats. Her prior research includes work on South African language education policy under and post-apartheid and she hopes to shape bilingual education policy abroad and in a domestic setting post graduation.

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