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 DAMLA ATAMAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Koç University | İstanbul, Turkey | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" Creating a global network with people who share the desire to create a better world will give me a great insight about how to create social impact in global context. Becoming a Millennium Fellow will create an opportunity to bridge across different cultures. I will have the chance to practice collaboration, creative and innovative thinking, open mindedness and how to be solution oriented while having a humane focus. "

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

Damla Ataman is a student who is pursuing a double major of industrial engineering and psychology in Koç University. She lives in Istanbul, Turkey. After she had been into a German elementary school and a French highschool, she knew that she wanted to become a part in a global community in the future. She believes that small and individual contributions could make a great change and the change begins with us. Ever since her childhood, she desired to be part of a organisation where she can bear a hand to those who need it and she believes that the Millennium Fellowship can create the perfect opportunity to help people while creating a global community with people who share the same desire of helping others.