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 RACHEL KIRICHU, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Georgetown University | Washington D.C., United States | Advancing SDG 15 & UNAI 9
" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because this opportunity will teach me the skills I need to be a more productive leader in helping my community. Along with the skills and relationships I build as a Fellow, I will work in solidarity with other Fellows to challenge stigmas and institutions to help communities achieve their greatest potential. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Hoya Hive
An on-campus bee hive to teach undergraduate university students about the impact of urban agriculture.
About the Millennium Fellow
Rachel Kirichu is a sophomore at Georgetown University majoring in Science, Technology, and International Affairs and minoring in Chinese. Rachel plans to continue her education and study to become an electrical engineer. Her passion is to use her knowledge in International Affairs, Engineering, and Chinese to pioneer the creation and implementation of sustainable technologies around the world.