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 SASKIA ROHDE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Georgetown University | Washington D.C., United States | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 9
" I'm excited to be a Millennium Fellow in order to realize my own social impact project, and to help others do the same. I also look forward to being part of a community that puts passion at the forefront of their work. I’m personally passionate about sustainability, as I’m fascinated by the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of solving climate change. I believe it’s important to transition to a circular economy in order to shift from a high-consumption linear track to an eco-friendly cycle that mimics the Earth’s natural processes. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Ecollegey
Ecollegey is a sustainable dorm supplies business centered around circular economy principles. The business fills the gap between college move-out waste and move-in demand by providing affordable, sustainable, second-hand dorm supplies. The result is a sustainable cycle that prolongs the use of items, encourages purchasing higher quality items, and fosters a sense of camaraderie between the upperclassmen vendors and underclassmen customers.
About the Millennium Fellow
Saskia Rohde is a rising Junior at Georgetown University studying Science, Technology, and International Affairs with a concentration in Energy and the Environment. She founded Ecollegey, and is also serving as the President of Georgetown Club Badminton, and the Georgetown German Club. As a first generation American, Saskia looks to her German heritage and life in Silicon Valley for inspiration for sustainable innovation. She seeks to expand her global perspective by working abroad, having already interned on four continents.