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 MAKO HASHIMOTO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Hosei University | Tokyo, Japan | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 3

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" I am very excited to be a Millennium Fellow because I get to communicate with large number of people from many different countries and they are all interested in SDGs and I get to share our interests with the community and also learn from people. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Zero

Project Zero focuses on SDG 12, Responsible production and consumption. The main aim of this project is to minimize the amount of garbage each household produce. Given the fact that there are massive amount of plastic waste flowing into the ocean, the project will especially put emphasis on reducing plastic waste. As well as correcting the consumption attitude, we would like to focus on the issues of production process. In order to reduce garbage, mass production need to be put to an end. The materials used for creating products should be carefully chosen, and the supply chain should be managed sustainably. The project members will advocate issues raised regarding the mass production and consumption to enhance the awareness of people, as well as suggesting how to act as ethical consumers.

About the Millennium Fellow

Mako Hashimoto is a Japanese girl who loves animals, movies, dramas. She is mostly a happy person, so she always smiles and laughs. She is interested in mental health, ocean pollution, etc. She can play many different musical instruments such as oboe, bassoon, piano, and koto (a traditional Japanese musical instrument). She loves to sing and currently is studying Korean because she fell in love with Korean Drama.