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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT WINGHO CHOW, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University | Hong Kong, China | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 5
" To serve but not to be served'. I am excited to have this chance to help other people in needs. I have always believed that helping other people is the real key to happiness. I wish to share my happiness to more and more people through Millennium Fellowship. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: It's Linked
The project, It’s LinkEd, aims to empower youth by 1) Developing digital literacy, 2) Developing scientific literacy and critical thinking skills, and 3) Promoting a love of learning.
Today, one finds oneself bombarded with misinformation and fake news. With social media algorithms further perpetuating polarisation, and news companies fighting to make the most sensational headlines to receive the most views, impressionable young students are starting to hold questionable opinions without understanding the evidence behind them. Moreover, while technology has kept the world connected during this pandemic, this overreliance on digital activities leads to internet addictions, with adverse psychological, physiological and social consequences.
This project aims to spread awareness through creating an easy-to-understand Instagram page, fun and informative videos for easy learning, and more intensive self-learning online modules. We cover topics across the spectrum, such as logical fallacies, the digital divide, and technology addiction. Moreover, we are in the process of defining terms to collaborate with local charitable organisations to provide learning modules, practice worksheets/exercises, and an interactive forum for discussion for secondary school students in Hong Kong.
About the Millennium Fellow
Chow WingHo, Caroline is an extrovert person. She enjoys step out of her comfort zone and communicate with different people. She grows up in Hong Kong, a small but magnificent city. Other than the bright side of the city, she also sees the dark side. She has dedicated herself to eliminate the inequality in Hong Kong and to build a better future for thew next generation. She studies in Tourism and she welcome all to visit Hong Kong for a memorable trip.