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 ALPEREN DEMIRCI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
Koç University | İstanbul, Turkey | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3
" Millennium Fellowshup is a great opportunity for me to obtain valuable experiences about creating solutions in the light of SDGs. Teamwork, determination, exploring different perspectives are the most important social skills that this program will provide. The main thing that excites me the most is finding the opportunity to work with people with similar goals and dreams and strive to make the future more peaceful and livable. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Let's Be United
Let's Be United is a project that aims at strengthening the social adaptation of the migrant kids who are facing social barriers in elementary school. We conduct workshops which have different topics each week. Each workshop aim to bring in global values such as empathy, global citizenship, gender equality and tolerance. This values are reflected in art, drama and music activities and games.
About the Millennium Fellow
Alperen Demirci is cheerful, meticulous and a perfect listener in his whole life. He is majoring in International Relations and double majoring in History. He genuinely loves spending his time with his friends and his family. Alperen always tries to do something valuable for sensitive groups (refugees, people who have down syndrome, autism, etc.) to make their life more comfortable and enjoyable. His dream is to create opportunities for people who genuinely need support and to be remembered well after his life is over. According to his perspective, the most sustainable way to achieve his dream is quality education for all people.