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 STEFANIE CHRISTELLE BLACK, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Griffith University | Brisbane, Australia | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 6

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" The Millennium Fellowship is an amazing opportunity to learn and equip myself with skills about driving successful social enterprises. I see this as an opportunity to play a role as a direct link between my University and the achievement of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Griffith University Amnesty International

Griffith University Amnesty International (GUAI) is a non-profit organisation, independent of political ideology, economic interest or religion. It is led by students with a passion for advocating for human rights at Griffith University. The aims and objectives of GUAI are to raise awareness courageously about protecting and defending human rights. To reach these objectives, the group will coordinate events, campaigns and fundraisers across Griffith University. We will carry out a wide range of educational activities and promote the values contained in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Throughout 2021, GUAI aims to focus our development and aid towards women’s rights and empowerment. This is extremely relevant in relation to the Australian of the Year, Grace Tame, who is an activist and advocate for survivors of sexual assault.

To measure whether our impact has been successful over the period of the MF program, we have set quantifiable and realistic goals which strive towards achieving our project aims both within our university and wider community. These goals include the organisation and execution of events, fundraisers and socials. We will know we have been successful when:
- We successfully organise 3 events in association with MATES Bystander, which will impact 20 lives each event.
- We effectively collaborate with Days for Girls on International Day of the Girl Child and create 1000 sanitary packs for young women living in poverty.
- We fundraise $2000 through the execution of a Gala Ball during Write for Rights week.

About the Millennium Fellow

Stefanie Black is a young professional at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. She studies Government and International Relations, with a major in International Relations and Islam West Relations. Stefanie is passionate about human rights, particularly refugee and migrant rights, sustainable development, learning about different cultures and fostering mutual respect. In her future, Stefanie would love to work with migrant and Muslim communities.