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 ERIKA GUTIERREZ, 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 excited to be a Millennium Fellow, because I am looking forward to developing a program that will support students in underserved schools. There are many inequities in the world and I hope this program will help alleviate even a tiny fraction of these. I am also looking forward to meeting and networking with other fellows. Overall, I am super grateful for this opportunity! "

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

Erika Gutierrez was born and raised in Palm Springs, CA. She is a first-generation, undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley and hopes to pursue a career in medicine. She is double-majoring in Public Health and Molecular and Cell Biology, with an emphasis in Cell and Developmental Biology. Erika is passionate about the inequities in society, especially in education. In her spare time, Erika works with various organizaitons, such as Bay Area Scientists in Schools, to help close the "achievement gap."