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 RANIA BOUKARI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Florida International University | Florida, United States | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 3

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" I realize that if I am to be a part of the solution for the issues that women and girls face internationally, I must also learn from those who have been active for far longer than me in combatting these injustices. Being a Millennium Fellow would be a hugely significant way of achieving both of these goals. Working with like-minded student leaders and learning new ideas from each other, sharing the ways we can empower our communities through the different initiatives, would be a momentous honor. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Empower Girls Morocco

Empower Girls Morocco is a project aiming to promote gender equality in developing countries. Our goal is to raise money through pandemic-friendly means such as online fundraising events that are relevant to this project’s themes. The raised funds will go to women and girls who encounter various gender and class-based obstacles in their everyday lives.

About the Millennium Fellow

Rania Boukari is an ambitious and motivated International Relations student at the Florida International University. She was born in Morocco, then at the age of three taught French and Arabic in the tropics of Congo, before fleeing civil war settling down in Uganda. Rania has always been passionate about international development, gender equality and social justice. Her experiences in the global community have inspired her to work towards building safe, equal and empowering communities.