ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ANNA VARDAPETYAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of California Berkeley | California, United States | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3

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" I am so excited to be a part of an initiative that encourages young leaders to challenge their creativity and passions with the hard work they meaningfully pursue. The Millennium Fellowship provides an open space for young leaders to further their projects, ideas, creativity as well as creating an opportunity to meet one another as we all strive to make this world a better place for all of us. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: American Medical Women’s Association at the University of California, Berkeley

The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) at the University of California, Berkeley advocates for women all over the world. We work to progress gender equity, promote women’s health, and provide a platform for voices to be heard and transform ideas into realities. To further advance gender equity and women’s health in Berkeley’s community, we partner with multiple UC Berkeley student organizations so we can amplify the goals of these organizations. We hope to build relationships with city organizations outside of the university so we can help more women and young girls around the city.

About the Millennium Fellow

Anna Vardapetyan is a fourth-year, undergraduate premedical student at the University of California, Berkeley pursuing a degree in Molecular and Cell Biology with an emphasis on Cell and Developmental Biology and minoring in Data Science. She is born and raised in the Bay Area. She is heavily involved in academics and extracurriculars, her two most important being senior honors thesis and her current term as president for the National AMWA Premedical Division (2021-2022). When she isn’t busy crowding off things of her to do list, she is an avid iced chai enthusiast, a musical theatre nerd, and in her free time, likes to write poetry and practice playing songs on the ukulele and piano.

She is a strong believer in science and social justice, a natural byproduct of growing up Gen Z, and wants to make the world a better place. She believes in the goodness of people’s hearts and strives toward a future career as an academic physician.