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 CAROLINE ANNE WEISS, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania, United States | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9
" I am thrilled to be a Millennium Fellow because it offers an invaluable opportunity to promote sustainability on my campus. I am eager to work on projects with like-minded students to create a positive difference in our community. Protecting the environment and ensuring a livable future are very important to me, and I believe this Fellowship will help me advance these goals! "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Sustainable Lancaster
Caroline will be working to improve her community's sustainable behaviors through an informational presentation that will be presented through online formats and promoted through social media. Some of the areas Caroline will be focusing on include composting, recycling, buying local, and protecting green space. In addition, Caroline will assist with program development work for environmental organizations in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, that help make the community more sustainable.
About the Millennium Fellow
Caroline Weiss is a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh, where she is majoring in Environmental Studies and Political Science. She works as an Environmental Education Intern for the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and as an Eco Rep at Pitt. Outside of school and work, her passions include running, playing French horn, and reading.