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 ALEXANDRE BRUNSTEIN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University College London | London, United Kingdom | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9
" I am very excited to take part in the Millennium Fellowship because it brings people from all walks of life together and make them collectively work on innovative projects with a direct and concrete impact. I fell like students and more general the youth has a tremendous potential in imagining solutions to our future problems. My core belief is that there cannot be a 'we' without a 'where'. In a way, communities have to 'happen' somewhere and thus cannot be detached from the physical realm. Now more than ever, it is our role to help co-design sustainable cities and neighbourhoods for communities to thrive in. And in my opinion the one constitutive element that makes a place greater than the sums of its parts is its independent shops and merchants bursting with creativity and talent. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Together We Stand
Together We Stand is a project that seeks to help the independent shops of Bloomsbury in London thrive, in a world dominated by chain stores and online shopping. It consists of interviews, photos and other relevant information hosted on an online platform to help boost the business' online visibility and create an online community keen to the cause. It will also serve as a hub for independent merchants to communicate with one another, thus fostering cooperation and community.
About the Millennium Fellow
Alexandre Brunstein is a fourth-year undergraduate student at University College London. Specialising in Urban Planning, Politics and Philosophy while being French, part German and part American, he has always been used to working in a both multidisciplinary and multicultural environment. His lodestar is to help cities and communities create sustainable, human-scaled and collaboratively designed public spaces.