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 ALEJANDRA ESTEFANÍA MARTÍNEZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Universidad de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 6
" I believe that being part of Millennium Fellowship will be a unique and enriching experience for all of us, Class of 2020. Throughout this journey we'll be able to learn from other initiatives, projects, cultures and social leaders, but most importantly achieve synergy and make a positive impact in the world by means of our entrepreneurships, seeking for the transcendence and sustainability of these. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: ZAMEX
ZAMEX is a Social Entrepreneurship created to advance the empowerment of women around the world. The project consists of three axis: job training, social awareness and volunteers. The job training programs seeks to break the cycle of poverty and improve job opportunities for the women by offering training in manufacture for the elaboration of a specific handicraft that will ensure fair financial remuneration. Social awareness seeks to reduce gender inequality and violence against women, as well as to provide comprehensive education for women and girls. Volunteers axis pursue the development, for volunteers, of responsiveness at global challenges in addition to providing them with a unique experience in which they will be able to dimension the multiple problems of Zambia and Mexico, the possible ways of solving them and learn from the diverse cultures of refugees.
About the Millennium Fellow
Alejandra Martínez is pursuing her goal to achieve an undergraduate degree in economics by having a 100% scholarship at University of Monterrey. Her determination, perseverance and passion for service and global challenges has led her to develop several social entrepreneurships in Mexico and Zambia.