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 SADIE J. TESTA-SECCA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Florida International University | Florida, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" “I am so excited for the Millennium Fellowship because it will allow me to continue the impact I started with an MCN Fellowship project conducted last year! Not only is it important to educate students on human rights topics, it is also necessary for this education to be accessible. I look forward to expanding my work on the SDGs and the UNAI through collaboration, effort and community. Having better access to human rights education would have changed my experiences as a student for the better, and I’m so grateful to be able to provide this opportunity to many others through the Millennium Fellowship, allowing me to further become the change and impact I want to see, in my community and in the world.” "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Humanitarian Education And Resources For Teachers And Students (Hearts)

HEARTS is a multifaceted initiative that seeks to create online education resources for students, teachers and anyone else interested in humanitarian education for children, as well as creating a digital place to compile such resources. HEARTS focuses on creating digital content addressing human rights themes aimed at primary and secondary school students, and digitally compiling the videos and other human rights education resources into an easy to access format.

About the Millennium Fellow

Sadie Joann Testa-Secca is a young woman from Tampa who is studying international relations and human rights. She found this interest through various books she read and participation in her high school’s Model UN team. Sadie is thrilled to be able to share this passion with others through her Millennium Fellowship Project, which increases the accessibility of human rights education. In the future, she aspires to have a career with the United Nations to continue impacting human rights around the world. Sadie is so excited and grateful for this opportunity!