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 SHANARA RAMIREZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Rollins College | Florida, United States | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 2

" I am excited to be apart of the Millennium Fellowships because it brings like-minded individuals together to create something bigger than themselves. I am honored to be part of a program that is committed to advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. I am extremely thankful to be apart of the Millennium Fellowship Program. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Voting in Florida

The Florida Democratic Party believes in an effective and efficient government that values quality education, affordable healthcare, and an economy. It does this by encouraging the voices of citizens. As a digital fellow for the Florida Democratic, this is going to be achieved through registering as many voters before the election, conducting phone banks, recruiting volunteers, and digital organizing. Projected outcomes of this Fellowship include measuring voter registration, the impact of the digital organization, and phone banks. The SDG I will be advancing is reducing inequality. Discriminatory voter’ purges are a large issue and are just one of the many barriers that are keeping minorities from voting. I hope to combat this by expanding voter outreach and registration.

About the Millennium Fellow

Shanara Ramirez is a senior at Rollins College majoring in Political Science and minoring in Sociology. Shanara is apart of the Bonner Leaders Program where she volunteers 300 hours yearly at Shepherd's Hope. After graduating from Rollins, Shanara plans to attend law school.

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