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 ALEX ALFORD, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Loyola Marymount University | California, United States | Advancing SDG 7 & UNAI 9

" Through my firsthand work and experience with youth leadership camps, I've seen the change that can come about as the result of like-minded youth banding together for the greater good. I'm excited to be a Millennium Fellow because I know that this program will serve as an effective springboard for myself and others to enact a positive change on our community and environment. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Lions Electrical Discourse

This project will offer green consulting solutions to Loyola Marymount University administration to make campus operations more sustainable, while also educating the student body. The two main objectives are to promote sustainable lighting and power sourcing, which are both sustainable for the environment and cost efficient for the university.

The team brings together multiple disciplines from LMU's Colleges of Business, Science & Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Film & Television to collaborate on their goals from scientific, fiscal, and social perspectives. They aspire to educate both their administrators and the student body on the efficiency of green alternatives in a multidisciplinary way. By implementing and advocating for sustainable energy solutions, they hope to position the university for a greener future.

About the Millennium Fellow

Alex Alford is a senior Film and Television Production student with minors in Business Administration and Screenwriting at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Alex is passionate about telling real, relatable stories that can serve as a catalyst for positive social change. Currently, Alex is pursuing a career in screenwriting and works as a content development intern in Los Angeles.

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