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 STEPHANIE NASR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Lebanese American University | Beirut, Lebanon | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6
" This is the opportunity to give power to youth, to not simply start a change but be part of the change toward development and success. I am ultimately excited to expand my personal capabilities and embark on the continuous journey of the SDGs. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Sidewalk Jbeil
Sidewalk Jbeil is a youth established safe space for self-expression, creative writing, & related cultural events as a sister initiative to Sidewalk Beirut. It works on the basis of eradicating the taboos associated in the Lebanese society through embracing the arts and means of expression.
They work with intentions to:
1. expand the initiative to reach out to a wider group of individuals located particularly in the city of Byblos
2. focus heavily on the topic of mental health in relation to poetry and writing
3. provide the necessary tools for good health and wellbeing whether through a physical or virtual safe space
4. create a social network that develops beyond discrimination, injustice, and disparity
About the Millennium Fellow
Stephanie Nasr is a 4th year psychology student specializing in community development for oppressed and marginalized groups. Her interest in social development stems from continuous education and professional experience within the field of human behavior and human capability in situations of difficulty. This led her to join multiple local NGOs & UN based programs, take leadership positions in university-based programs, and even jump into opportunities of training abroad. Aside from her professional work, she has been part of the poetry sector and has been contributing to the transformation of the city of Byblos into a city that embraces poetry and the arts.