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 LEANNE LOPEZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Florida International University | Florida, United States | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 7

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" The distinction of a Milennium Fellow provides a springboard with a worldwide reach for my work to create a social impact. Utilizing sport and teamwork, this platform will engage communities on a global scale in fun and safe ways to promote longevity of education and well-being. I am thrilled to be a Milennium Fellow to drive these ideals within the mindests of many, and share the values of leadership and humility on a global stage for the betterment of the world around us. With sport as a universal language, it will bring people together and inspire the many towards a path of success rooted in a lifelong commitment to intercultural respect and appreciation. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Juego y Mano Initiative

A comprehensive sports and leadership program targeting Latino children in the South Florida community for the purpose of developing valuable leadership and educational skills to take with them in the real world, while also learning and participating in their favorite sports.

About the Millennium Fellow

Defined by years of leadership, service, and diverse cultures and experiences, Leanne Lopez is a lifelong student of the world around her. Leanne is a student at Florida International University in her hometown of Miami, FL, majoring in Recreation and Sport Management with a minor in Social Media and E-Marketing Analytics. She takes great pride in being a first-generation American to Cuban parents, and thinks of her Latina heritage as a superpower. Growing up in a diverse city home to millions of people from all around the world, Leanne has immersed herself into learning about the many cultures around her and has been an active member of her community via multiple avenues such as volunteering, philanthropy and sport. Leanne is excited to combine her passion for sport with the passion of being a world lifelong learner in her present and future endeavors.