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 CINDY JACKELINE JACKELINE JIMENEZ BAHENA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Tecnológico de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 9

" While I may not have the same background as every member of this community, I do believe we want to achieve the same goal. I want to be challenged, tested, and questioned about the different perspectives that Sustainable Development has, and by being in the Millennium Fellowship, I know my actions will impact thousands. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Sustainability Student Program

The Student Sustainability Program (Programa Estudiantil de Sostenibilidad) is part of my university Tec of Monterrey's executive student body, representing more than +18,000 students + academia. It is a multidisciplinary student body that develops, implements, and manages actions and projects aligned with sustainable development's objectives to solve global problems and thus build a prosperous society. Our mission is to achieve students' integration of the three pillars of sustainability: environmental, economic, and social within their development as future leaders. As well, we want students to involve the rest of the community by creating a responsible culture within their environment, taking into account the needs of future generations.

About the Millennium Fellow

Cindy Jackeline Jimenez Bahena is a proud Mexican full of passion and creativity, aiming to achieve extraordinary things, guiding others to work together to solve world challenges. Her purpose-driven journey began five years ago when a teacher inspired her to study Sustainability Engineering. Cindy became involved in high-impact projects and made efforts to travel worldwide, advocating for sustainable business practices, animal conservation programs, and student empowerment. She has been Mexico's representative on international seminars, volunteered in orangutans and pandas research sanctuaries, directed the largest entrepreneurship festival in Latin America, and is currently leading her university's Sustainability Student Program.

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