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 ALYSSA YUN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

University of Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 4

" I feel passionate about improving the world. From gender equity to economic prosperity, from universal access to education and healthcare to environmental sustainability, I want to see more peers from my generation actively working towards creating a more peaceful and equal world. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Penn Campus Hub Project

As a collective Campus Hub project, 7 out of the whole Penn Penn Millennium Fellowship cohort participated in a project video recording ourselves doing a challenge related to a SDG. From promoting a more sustainable consumption habit to reducing waste in our daily lives, we challenged ourselves to meet a unique goal we had set for ourselves to not only experience what it is like to change our lifestyle based on the common goal of improving the planet but also to challenge others to think about ways in which they can modify their own actions for the same cause.

About the Millennium Fellow

Alyssa is a senior at Penn studying Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. Besides her involvement in the Penn in Washington Program, she has worked with an Indonesian microfinance institution to help build a sustainable business model and published articles on financial exclusion and abortion law through a school public policy journal. Alyssa is an avid reader of NYT Gender Letter and is passionate about women's empowerment.

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