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 LEEN ELHARAKE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Lebanese American University | Beirut, Lebanon | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9

" I am excited work with a group of dedicated and passionate individuals in order to advance our projects collectively. I believe our generation has a tremendous role to fulfill amid the social, political, and economic challenges globally. The fellowship is an invaluable opportunity to come together and progress. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Urban Intervention

Today, Lebanese cities suffer from lack of resources, services, and access. Urban Intervention is a project led by university students that would reassess the current planning policies, identify the main challenges facing urban agglomerations, and present alternative innovative solutions in response. The group of students from diverse academic backgrounds would receive guidance from experts in the fields in order to create a campaign that brings awareness to the importance of sustainable city planning.

About the Millennium Fellow

Leen Elharake is a senior Architecture student with an interest in the urban transformations of post-conflict cities. She is currently engaged in student- led projects that aim to bring the youth to higher level discussions and decision making through active participation. Through her work, she would like to develop the urban conditions of communities in Lebanon.

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