ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SIYANA POPOVA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Cornell University | New York, United States | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9

" I am excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship and serve as a campus director because it gives me the opportunity to interact with others involved in social causes and build international connections. I value the opportunity to connect with other talented peers and share ideas that will create impact in the world! "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Greener Ithaca

The project aims to promote sustainability at Cornell University and the greater Ithaca community. Some measurable goals of the initiate is connecting with 3 local schools to educate students about sustainability and green practices, increasing campus recycling by 20%, and reaching out to 2 local organizations who focus on sustainability to further their cause and provide support.

About the Millennium Fellow

Siyana Popova is a third-year student at Cornell University, double majoring in Applied Economics and Management at the Dyson School and Environmental Sustainability. Originally from Bulgaria, Siyana immigrated to Chicago with family for more opportunities. Siyana is passionate about equal education and sustainability.

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