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. 

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MARIANA ELIAS SOUZA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Rollins College | Florida, United States | Advancing SDG 9, 11, 12 & UNAI 9

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" I am so excited to be a Millennium Fellow. It is an enormous opportunity to connect, learn and grow by the unique environment diversity. It is the perfect opportunity to make a difference in your community, build your network and embark on a leadership field. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Recyconnect

Recyconnect is an online broker system that enables business owners to find recyclable materials for their business creations. Our goal is to reduce pollution and raise awareness of sustainable products. Our mission is driven by SDG12: Responsible Consumption and Production. We aim to develop a reeducation process between producers and consumers by changing consumer behavior and enhancing sustainable opportunities. We have already started our connection with small business owners. We want to expand our community impact by organizing networking events focused on sustainable products, businesses, and opportunities to be more eco-friendly.

About the Millennium Fellow

Mariana Elias Souza started her professional journey in 2016 when she graduated with her Communication Studies Bachelor's degree at PUC-Rio in Brazil. In 2019 Mariana started her second Bachelor's degree in Business Management at Rollins College, and in Fall 2021, Mariana began her MBA studies at Crummer School of Business. She is passionate about helping her community find sustainable solutions, and she wants to follow a sustainable career.