ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 805 Millennium Fellows.
During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 96,705 hours and their 422 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 564,366 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT HANY ANAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
American University of Beirut | Beirut, Lebanon | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3
" Helping others is the way we help ourselves.
Through this fellowship program and being part of an international program, I will be able to plan my initiatives more effectively and to have more connections with people who have similar interests and believes. With the opportunities am getting as a fellow, I will be able to reach more impact and help a higher number of people. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: PalesTech
PalesTech is students' initiative that focuses on making project-based training program that plants the seed of social entrepreneurship in the young refugees through engaging them in hands-on creation of technology to solve real problems in their society thus transforming them into social innovators. Through our programs, we focus on teaching participants new technology to use in their suggested solutions.
During the fellowship period, we are planning to achieve the following:
1) A series of hackathons in multiple refugee camps in Lebanon (Using Web-Development technology)
2) A presentation event where all participants from different camps will be gathered in one place to present their ideas and projects and compete on awards
3) Providing support for the winning teams to continue working on their solution projects
4) Create a network for social innovators to share their Ideas
5) Publishing an Online Platform that will teach technological courses for refugees with Arabic content
About the Millennium Fellow
Hany Anan is an Electrical and Computer Engineering student at the American University of Beirut, minoring in Mathematics and Artificial Intelligent. Since high school, Hany was passionate about serving his community by participating in many community service and volunteering programs. His hard work and passion for a better future helped him to receive a full university scholarship to study at AUB provided by ULYP (Unite Lebanon Youth Project). During his university years, Hany gave more than 20 mentoring and training programs for youth about social innovation and entrepreneurship. He also worked on an online educational platform startup "ToRead" (previously known as EduZone) that helped thousands of students in Lebanon in their academic difficulties and challenges.
In 2019, Hany was described by Hult Prize as "The student who saw his success in making all students succeed!"