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 KELSEY TAECKENS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Northeastern University | Massachusetts, United States | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 7

" I am incredibly excited to be a Millennium Fellow and join together with other students around the world in learning how best to create a more just and sustainable future. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Refugee Empowerment and Awareness Taskforce

Our initiative, the Refugee Empowerment and Awareness Campus Task Force at Northeastern University, or REACT for short, was founded two years ago to bring together students interested in helping refugees, both in the Boston area and globally, in a variety of ways. This includes volunteer service, speaking and art-based events to raise awareness, and fundraising efforts for refugees in Boston and abroad. Measurable outcomes for us primarily means events in any of those three streams.

About the Millennium Fellow

Kelsey is a senior at Northeastern University studying International Affairs with a minor in Economics. She is the President of NU Refugee Empowerment and Awareness Campus Task Force, a group which engages with campus and local communities to raise awareness of and assistance for refugees around the world. Kelsey has been focused on similar work throughout her college career, and brought her work with REACT to the Clinton Global Initiative University Conference in 2017.

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