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 SAMANTHA FRISKEY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

University of Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania, United States | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

" I am thrilled to be working with so many bright young minds, and I can’t wait to see what my peers come up with. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Sustainable Solutions

ustainable Solutions invites college students and Philadelphia high schoolers to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals through project-based solutions. This year’s competition theme is Localizing the SDGs, so students will work in teams of 2-6 to address the most urgent sustainability issues in Philadelphia. As long as you are passionate about one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, you can compete. Our mission is to provide the necessary resources for all competitors to succeed, regardless of their major, grade level, or background.

About the Millennium Fellow

Samantha Friskey is a rising junior at the University of Pennsylvania studying English and economics. She became interested in sustainability after enrolling in a sustainability-themed pre-orientation program on a whim and has since been an active memeber of Penn’s green scene and worked for Penn’s sustainability office. This winter, she will travel to India as a part of the Penn Program for Environmental Humanities to present her research on public art in a West Philadelphia.

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