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 LAURA SANCHEZ COSS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Universidad de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 9

" My goal in life is to leave the world a better place that I found it and I believe little steps like getting this fellowship and working on a project can transcend into a greater change. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Drivers of Change's International Project

This project has as a goal to reduce the amount of food that is lost in farms in Costa Rica. We were primarily focusing on tomato loss. We have been working on a diagnosis and had several ideas focused on reducing the loss and mainly on the concern of the overproduction of tomato. We wanted to either develop a technique or find a solution that could reach at least 100 farmers and help reduce this loss of food.

About the Millennium Fellow

Im an International relations student who is passionate about serving. I enjoy learning and I love volunteering and working with projects to help people and the world.

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