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 SARAH MCLEAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Furman University | South Carolina, United States | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9

" I am honored to be a Millennium Fellow and to have the chance to work with my peers on our respective projects. I am excited to see how our collaboration enhances our work in ways that could not happen if we were working alone. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Regional Goals, Local Actions: A Network Approach to Addressing Cross-Scale Challenges in Landscape-Level Conservation

I am researching how social capital allows stakeholders to address scale challenges in landscape-level conservation. I conducted a social network analysis in the Bellbird Biological Corridor in Costa Rica to assess how, if at all, actors are communicating across space to coordinate conservation actions.

About the Millennium Fellow

Sarah McLean is a senior at Furman University majoring in Sustainability Science and Spanish. She is originally from Winston-Salem, NC. She has held internships working in sustainability, food security, and poverty alleviation, and she is passionate about connecting these topics in the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

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