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 YAILIN BLACKMAN ZAMORA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

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

" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it is a great platform to connect with individuals as passionate about making a bold social impact as I am. This experience will be life changing because it will not only help me grow as a leader, it will also provide me the amazing opportunity to make a difference in the life of others. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: No Hunger, No Danger

No Hunger, No Danger is a campus-wide initiative that seeks to address food insecurity of vulnerable students at the University of the Ozarks. This initiative aims to build a resilient community where students, faculty, and staff can cooperate together to make sure Ozarks becomes a food-secure campus for both local and international students.

Throughout the project, there will be 5 food security workshops reaching a total of 400 students, 2 cultural food activities reaching a total of 500 students, and 10 campaigns to volunteer in the campus Food for Thought Garden, which is one of the main producers and suppliers of fresh foods to the community in Clarksville, Arkansas. The long term goals are creating institutional agreements to improve and diversify food options, as well as creating 1 food reclamation agreement to distribute edible food to students on and off campus.

About the Millennium Fellow

Yailin Blackman is a senior at University of the Ozarks, where she studies Business Administration with a focus on Management and Economics. She is also double minoring in Psychology and Religion. At Ozarks, she embraces her passion for supporting the growth of her peers as a tutor. Yailin has been a member of the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) and Enactus organizations for the past two years. She is a native of Panama city, Panama. Yailin has a strong passion for helping others, and believes collective leadership is the key to success in making a bold social change.

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