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 JACKELINE GUTIÉRREZ ESTRADA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Tecnológico de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 7

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" Leadership and empathy, fueled by an analytical capacity, drive my work. These skills will allow me to collaboratively create inclusive contexts that promote a society where cultural heritage is valued and integrated. Being a Millennium Fellow is a unique opportunity to develop tools and alternatives to face society’s challenges and take social impact to the next level. It's an honor to be part of the change and work with impactful young leaders for a greater common good of society. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Allied Cultures

Allied Cultures, is a project implemented by students from Tecnológico de Monterrey that seeks to be an educational and cultural diffusion platform, which contributes to the human and social development of our community, through the creation of inclusive contexts that promote the construction of identity, citizenship and community; by the promotion and appreciation of Mexican popular culture. We work on SDG 4, through intersectoral and interdisciplinary education for the construction of an integral society where cultural heritage is valued and integrated in the social sphere and where members of the indigenous community are involved in the partnership and diffusion of it, generating a meaningful sense of belonging to society that allows human and community development.

About the Millennium Fellow

Jackeline Gutiérrez Estrada is a bright, curious, with a collaborative spirit, resilient, and persevering student of Social Transformation at Tecnológico de Monterrey. She was born and resides in Mexico, but she has managed to build herself as a highly globally competitive person thanks to her experiences in Europe, the United States, and South America. She has stood out for important participations in the Catholic University of Uruguay, MIT, Harvard University, Aarhus Universitet, among others; where she has had the opportunity to represent her university and Mexico, with widely multicultural work teams and with projects that had echo worldwide. Since she was little, she showed an interest in helping others; thanks to the love and support of her family, she learned from every opportunity and difficulty, making her way to give minorities a voice and continue fighting for social justice and development. This effort has allowed her to work on projects with state governments, the Mexican Navy, Save the Children, private companies, environmental programs, leadership programs, vulnerable communities, and indigenous communities. As a passionate change agent, she was considered within the Top 50 of Inspiring Women by the Women Leaders Forum of México 2017, Founder of the Social Transformation Council 2018-2019, participate as a speaker at the XXIX International Book Fair 2019 in the panel Experiential Education X Challenges, President of Social Transformation Council 2019-2020, be part of the student government as Director of Social Responsibility of the Council of Student Societies 2020, and represent Tecnológico de Monterrey at MIT COVID-19 Challenge Latin America 2020, Millennium Fellowship class 2020 and Movers LATAM-UNDP 2021. Passionate about her professional field, she will continue to build her path dedicated to social action and will maintain an active fight for change.