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 MELIS GENÇER, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" Thanks to my belief that young leaders can make the world a better place where all people have equal rights and everything in nature is in harmony, I am the part of Millennium Fellowship. I am super excited to be able to meet and exchange ideas with open-minded people from different countries. If young people come together to deal with the global issues, I believe that they can do everything. I am so happy and excited to be a part of Millennium Fellowship. I will gain incredible experience and information. By enhancing my skills, I will be able to make an impact on society. I am so proud of myself to work on SDGs and UNAI Principles. I'm looking forward to it. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Koç University Education Project (KEP)

Koç University Education Project aims to minimize inequality of opportunity in education by providing basic courses and mentoring support to disadvantaged students.

About the Millennium Fellow

Melis Gençer is an energetic, cheerful and young world citizen. She is 20 years old college student trying to discover herself and the world. She is studying nursing and psychology at Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey. She was born in Izmir. Then, she moved to Istanbul for the college education.She tries to be a world citizen. For this reason, she likes meeting people from different backgrounds, learning new languages and exploring new cultures . As much as possible, she works on sustainable development goals. She is always passionate about the environment, human rights , and equality on education and gender.