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 NIESHA AMARA RADOVANIC, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Florida Gulf Coast University | Florida, United States | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 3

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" The number one way to pursue happiness is by helping others and what better way to help others than through empowerment. The Millennium Fellowship will offer a variety of professional development skills that will contribute to the growth of my purpose. With the skills and values, I acquire from the Millennium Fellowship I can create an alliance of understanding to encourage a meaningful change. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Let Them Hear You

My project entitled Let Them Hear You is a collection of poetry designed to hold space for others. Through sharing my creative works I have set the stage for meaningful conversations. In doing so our campus community has come together to share their challenges regarding diversity and how we can better serve one another. Not only has my poetry inspired my community to use their voice but it has established a comfortable environment where can empower one another.

About the Millennium Fellow

​​Niesha Radovanic is an outgoing and courageous soul who has structured her life around her passion for unity. She was born in Clearwater, Florida, and now lives in Southwest Florida earning her education in Psychology at Florida Gulf Coast University. Niesha always knew she had a desire to make a difference in the world and through her work, as a poet, she has cultivated a theme of justice and what her experiences were like growing up to the inequalities she and many others still face today. When she moved to the Southwest Florida region she knew her “why factor” in life, and how she would turn her dream into a reality. Throughout her experience in various leadership roles in high school and now college she has built a foundation of skills to empower others to make a difference. Niesha is committed to her passion to hold space for others and provide her community with the encouragement to work together to promote the United Nations’ Sustainable goals. She believes leading with purpose will inspire others to reach their full potential and recognize the strength in their communities.