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 VANESSA RAMOS GONZÁLEZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Universidad de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 2 & UNAI 9
" I am so excited to be a Millennium Fellow because I have the feeling that this program will give me key knowledge my team and I need to improve the business model of our social entrepreneurship project. The networking, the happy moments I know I'll have, and the motivation I will receive are also reasons to be excited of this opportunity, "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Cero 33
In the world, one third of the food produced is never consumed. That is why, with my team, I created Cero 33, an app through which farmers can sell the food otherwise would have loss because of physical standards of supermarkets. The increase in food sold and the amount of farmer using the app are our main indicators.
About the Millennium Fellow
Vanessa Ramos studies International Relations at Universidad de Monterrey. She is a current member of Drivers of Change, an academic program that led her to be co-founder of social entrepreneurship projects.
Vanessa’s greatest passion is the defense of human rights which had led her to witness the negotiation of a treaty in the UNHRC; take human rights certificates; and give talks on the subject.
Vanessa has also been a delegate in the IV Meeting of the Pacific Alliance, a volunteer in Czech Republic, a student in Hungary, an entrepreneur in Costa Rica and a backpacker in Eastern Europe; as you can see, Vanessa is a citizen of the world.