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 STACEY ANNE LICENCE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Griffith University | Brisbane, Australia | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" I am excited to be a member of the Millennium Fellowship as I look forward to working with and learning from a group of like-minded peers. Gaining a unique global perspective while further diversifying my skills and abilities. Building on this platform of knowledge will enable me to make a greater difference in our local communities. While we may never know the full impact of our involvement, it does not make it less meaningful nor important. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Homework Heroes

1 in 4 children are exposed to domestic violence situations; so, they are present in every classroom. Schools and schoolteachers need to be effectively trained in trauma awareness pedagogies to best support these children and eliminate disparities.

As future educators, we are passionate about authentic educational experiences for preservice teachers (PSTs) and fundamentally believe that trauma awareness training should be the norm in teacher education.

Homework Heroes was born from our shared desire in developing our teacher identities to align with sustainable development goal four and Australia's Alice Springs declaration – both of which with the aim for inclusive and equitable education and lifelong learning opportunities for every child, no matter where they live or what kind of learning challenges they face.

About the Millennium Fellow

Stacey Licence is an enthusiastic and dedicated pre-service teacher studying Secondary Education at Griffith University. She was born in Queensland, Australia, and has traveled to over 28 countries, with a real passion for people and culture. Stacey was drawn to trauma-informed pedagogies and community collaboration early on in her degree, who now actively mentors and tutors children from a domestic / family violence background at a local community centre. She is interested in broadening her understanding of these projects, taking on a leadership role, and actively pursues research opportunities in this area. Stacey is currently co-authoring a paper related to her experiences as a mentor within the community centre. She is also an active member of the Griffith Honours College and a contributor towards the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.