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 JASMIN SIMONE PAQUET-DURAND FORD, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

The University of Texas at San Antonio | Texas, United States | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9

" I am so excited to be a part of the 2020 Millennium Fellowship cohort because it provides an incredibly unique opportunity for me to develop myself as a community leader, connect with a global network of like-minded individuals, and it will provide a wealth of resources to further assist my goal to incite positive change. I dedicate my life to the pursuit of a future full of justice, education, and harmony. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Be the Change

For the Fall of 2020 my project, "Be The Change", will focus on student education of what it means to be sustainable, how to promote sustainability, and the importance of sustainable development in the face of climate change. My goal in doing so is that I will promote the development of environmental leaders. In the face of such a cataclysmic issue, it's understandable that many feel angry, scared, and powerless. Through education, my goal is to empower these individuals and create a community where they feel as though their voices and their choices matter. In the Fall of 2020, my goal is to engage individuals in a meaningful way to promote critical thinking and incite action as a community.

About the Millennium Fellow

Jasmin Paquet-Durand Ford was born in Germany as a French-American citizen and raised in Belize, Central America. She has spent her life in pursuit of education and community development, and her ultimate goal is to help build a future that embodies the UN's 20 Sustainable Development Goals.

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