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 KENIA YANELY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of the Ozarks | Arkansas, United States | Advancing SDG 2 & UNAI 1

" I am highly motivated to work with this great team to on a cross-sectional goals that recognize the interconnectedness of individual, community and environmental needs because we will create an ecologically sustainable environment on our campus in tandem with promoting a culture that embraces the diversity of our student body.

As a Millennium I take my passion and impact others by contributing to the world in cohesive ways that, also will allow me to help my deepen appreciation for something more enjoyable and meaningful than my own personal desires - building paths for helping others all around the world. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: No Hunger, No Danger

No Hunger, No Danger project aim to eradicate episodic food insecurity on campus by introducing educational workshops on food security. The project is operating on establishing campus food resources, and creating a network of community volunteers to boost the production of the campus Food For Thought Garden. Additionally, No Hunger, No Danger aims to build a resilient community where all members can work together to overcome hunger.

Measurable Goals

Host 2 cultural activities reaching a total of 500 students to provide students with healthier, diverse food options from the more than 19 countries represented on campus.

Create 1 institutional agreement to improve food options for students in the campus food facilities.

Reduce campus food waste by creating 1 food reclamation agreement to distribute edible food to students on and off campus.

Open and Manage an on-campus Food Bank for use by students who seek another food option during the holidays.

About the Millennium Fellow

Kenia Roa is a sophomore studying Business Administration and Communication with two minors in Sustenible Agriculture and Religion at University of the Ozarks, Arkansas, in the United States. After graduating college, Kenia plans to come back to her home country, Costa Rica and start her her own business. Kenia is a first generation student who supports her high school in Costa Rica with translation and volunteer her community by teaching English for students. She is currently involved in Enactus Project and Phi Beta Lambda organizations, frequently praise as focused and hard worker by her team. She also acts authentically promoting multidimensional social change at her campus, community and country.

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