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 EMILY A GILE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Washburn University | Kansas, United States | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 7
" I'm excited to help improve the topic of diversity at my campus and make steps toward a sustainable future for my community. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: WU Diversity and Inclusion Ambassadors
This project will strive to give students of all
backgrounds a voice. It will feature one to two
representatives from every student
organization on campus which has a stake in
campus diversity and inclusion. This group will
form partnerships with pre-existing Washburn
organizations while remaining its own student
led entity. This group of students as a
committee will facilitate their own discussions
on how to improve Washburn University's
diversity, inclusion and accountability. They
will strive to answer questions such as; "What
does Washburn need to do to make their
students feel safe, heard, and included?" and
"What Does it mean to be truly diverse and
inclusive?". The Fall 2019 creating a mission
statement, forming the committee of
Ambassadors and establishing a presence on
campus. This project is expected to improve
the voice of students at Washburn University
as well as diversity, inclusion and
accountability on campus.
About the Millennium Fellow
Emily Gile is a senior at Washburn University studying Elementary Education with an emphasis in Middle School History. She is also a part of the LinC Bonner Scholar program at Washburn University that aims at doing volunteer work in the surrounding community and having discussions surrounding poverty. Emily's project is to create a group of Washburn students to act as diversity ambassadors for the Diversity & Inclusion office at Washburn University so that what they do is more aimed at the students they serve.