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 ROBERT PASSAS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Northeastern University | Massachusetts, United States | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 8

" Underlying social conflicts and trauma are complex cognitive dynamics that are yet to be completely understood. I am excited to explore these dynamics and how interventions can work to counteract them. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Beyond Conflict Research for MeWe International

As a research assistant at Beyond Conflict, I helped move forward a project that would provide scientific literature and an experimental design to be sent to MeWe International. The experiment will be carried out to assess the impacts of the group therapy programs being used among refugee youths around the world. The results will establish scientific backing for the methods, help secure future funding, and help identify areas of improvement.

About the Millennium Fellow

Robert Passas is a senior at Northeastern University studying behavioral neuroscience. He is interested in applied research and social entrepreneurship, aiming to be able to move between the two. As a Millennium Fellow, Robert is excited to be able to catalyze social impact and entrepreneurship through neuroscience research. In the future, he hopes to continue doing behavioral research internationally and to work directly with impactful organizations.

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