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 KARLA DANIELA ALFARO GUTIÉRREZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Universidad de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3
" I am excited to be a part of a Millennium Fellowship as it means a great opportunity to not only acquire skills to execute a better and greater impact through my project, but it's also a chance to get to know other young people as passionate as I am towards projects that aim to have a strong repercussions in our communities. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Leonora
Leonora is a platform aimed at Mexican women interested in being agents of change within their communities.
Leonora focuses on providing them with training and workshops so they can build a knowledge base regarding personal development, gender equality, health and social rights.
This training will allow young women pursue a greater sense of self fulfillment, quality education regarding female health, their rights as Mexican women and acquire leadership skills with gender perspective.
About the Millennium Fellow
Karla Alfaro is a young woman from Mexico passionate about advocating for gender equality, feminism and the access to quality education for all girls and women.