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 ABIGALE PURVIS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Northeastern University | Massachusetts, United States | Advancing SDG 15 & UNAI 9

" I am excited and honored to join a coalition of young, smart minds from around the world who are dedicated to finding creative solutions to challenge some of the many complex issues facing our world. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Charles River Parks Demonstration Garden

The Charles River Parks Demonstration Garden is an exciting project to create a hands-on learning experience for groups around key environmental issues facing Boston, Cambridge, and beyond. After passing through phases of research, development, and permitting in the Fall of 2020, the demonstration garden will be ready to be installed in the Charles River parks in Spring of 2021 and used as a tool to engage groups of all ages and backgrounds around ideas such as climate resilience, food security, pollution, and the basics of ecosystem health. By partnering with local parks organizations, such as the Charles River Conservancy, the demonstration garden will fit into the existing fabric of parks infrastructure and community programs to enhance environmental learning for all.

About the Millennium Fellow

Abigale Purvis is a senior at Northeastern University. She studies International Business and Spanish and minors in Global Social Entrepreneurship and Food Systems Sustainability. Abigale is very passionate about environmental conservation and hopes to one day to hike the entire Pacific Crest Trail.

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