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 YARA MOUZAHEM, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

American University of Beirut | Beirut, Lebanon | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

" Nowadays, we are living in a world where
education is becoming essential to survive, but
sadly many kids are unable to receive this
necessary education. That's why me, as a
person lucky enough to be a college student
and having this opportunity to study, I find a
responsibility in helping others and especially
kids to be able to study and live their life
better and to have a bright future. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Students helping students

This project consists of students from
university or high school that volunteer in their
free time to tutor students who have learning
difficulties, didn’t afford proper education
before, or came from areas where there is war.
The project further expands to contain not only
tutoring for basic educational classes such as
sciences and literature but also arts, crafts,
technology, and programming; therefore this
project is based on students helping other
students expand their knowledge, education,
and talents.
First we will spread the project in our
university, then we will search for different schools to find children who have difficulties and need tutoring as
well as those outside schools. Our success can be measured based on the number of students or children being helped, and most importantly on the progress and the
educational improvement and the knowledge
gained by those students and children during
these months.

About the Millennium Fellow

Yara Mouzahem is a junior at the American University of Beirut, studying Computer science.

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