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 EMILY HASBUN ABEL, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Lynn University | Florida, United States | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because this opportunity allows me to turn my values and beliefs into a tangible project that will transform my community for the better. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: No, Thank You

No, Thank You is a project designed to reduce single-use plastics as much as possible on our Lynn University campus. My project works closely with the maintenance department at Lynn trying to find biodegradable alternatives for the trash bags used campus-wide and other single-use plastic items like in our vending machines and campus store.

About the Millennium Fellow

Emily Hasbun Abel is a senior at Lynn University pursuing a double major in Marketing and Psychology. She is an active member of her campus and has served as a Wellness Educator, Certified Peer Educator, Peer Leader, University Ambassador, and student worker throughout her college career. Additionally, she is the recipient of the most prestigious leadership scholarship in her university. The Snyder Scholarship is awarded to a rising senior who has made significant contributions in the form of leadership and community engagement.

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