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 SYDNEY FRANTZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
Washburn University | Kansas, United States | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 6
" I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow as well as a member of the Free Period Project. To me, being a Millenium Fellow means using your voice for the greater good. It is my hope that our project sets a good foundation for gender equality on campus and sets a good example for campuses all over the world. We all have a voice, and we all have the ability to make a difference. Why not do it? "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Free Period
Free Period is a project devoted to increasing access to free feminine hygiene products on campus, as well as decreasing the stigma around women's health and hygiene. At Free Period, we believe that feminine hygiene products should be free and accessible to all as they are necessities for good health. Our goal is to provide free products in all of the major bathrooms across Washburn University's campus. This will impact at least three major buildings on campus: the student union, admissions building, and primary library. With the success of this pilot project, we hope to see it expand in the future to cover the entire campus.
About the Millennium Fellow
Sydney Frantz is a sophomore at Washburn University. She is studying Mass Media with a minor in psychology. Aside from her studies, Sydney spends a majority of her time in the dance studio. She has danced for sixteen years and has had the opportunity to dance multiple lead roles in classical ballets. As well as taking lessons she also teaches lessons to aspiring young dancers.