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 HAMNAH AAMIR AZIZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
National University of Sciences & Technology | Islamabad, Pakistan | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 2
" Nothing brings me more satisfaction than giving young talent a purpose, a sense of inclusion, and enabling them to excel. I'm grateful to the Millennium Fellowship for uniting a community from all corners of the globe and allowing me to lead. This year, we aim to do something completely new, impact countless people, and leave an example for future cohorts. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: FemPower
Fempower is a project aimed at women empowerment. Founded in November 2016, it grew quickly and won the HEC Social Integration Program Awards, the funds of which are used to:
1. Sponsor vocational training of underprivileged women to make them financially independent and able to support themselves and their families.
2. Generate awareness and intelligent discourse among students on campus, on social issues, gender-based violence and gender equality.
3. Empower women by providing them tools to unleash their inner potential.
About the Millennium Fellow
Hamnah is a writer, student-leader, social change entrepreneur, and explorer. She has a background in marketing and works with start-ups to create content that stimulates and uplifts people. A purple belt in Shotokan karate, she can be found training at the dojo, at a debate competition (in which she has won awards including 'The Great Debate 2020' by the British High Commission) or testing theories to improve productivity. She wants to see a world where people and women are free to live their lives as they wish.