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 RACHEL PARK, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Sydney | Sydney, Australia | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9
" I am delighted to be a Millennium Fellow because it allows me to leverage my ideas to be actionable. Also, it makes me feel supported and heartening to be joining a large community of like-minded people who want to change the world for the better. I am passionate to learn more and develop my leadership skills. Through my project, I hope to give back something invaluable to society. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: United Nations Sustainability Society
I created a Sustainability society in University of Sydney with my other fellow friends with the aim of initiating and developing projects on each SDG goals. We will start with 3 projects with our waste and plastic usage reduction on campus. I wanted to create a club so that the goals will be continued to be implemented in the long term.
About the Millennium Fellow
Rachel Park is a third-year Accounting and Law major from The University of Sydney. She hopes to pursue a career focusing on creating innovative strategies for firms to become not only sustainable but more active in protecting our environment and social needs. Born and raised in New Zealand, she loves being surrounded in nature and taking photos. She also cares about fighting for animal rights and women's rights.