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 KATHERINE MARIE HANDAL GABRIE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

LCC International University | Klaipėda, Lithuania | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" My mother used to tell me that 'Education is the best gift you can ever give to someone. That's why my parents made huge sacrifices to provide a good education to my siblings and me. Since I participated in many volunteering activities, I noticed how many Hondurans live in poverty and the importance of providing and receiving an excellent education. Therefore, I am passionate about education, and I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow as I will meet like-minded people. Additionally, I am thrill to strengthen my leadership skills and obtain qualities that will allow me to keep helping others in the area of education and beyond. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: What's Going On?

My project focused on interviewing LCC students from different countries that are often not heard about and require a lot of help regarding the quality of education. I interviewed a student from Afghanistan, Ukraine, Armenia, Honduras, and Tanzania. They shared the current situation of their country and what factors are affecting the quality of education for all. I shared the interviews on the instagram page @whatsgoingon.mfellow so that I can reach out to many people and raise awareness. I also provided links on each post where the viewers can learn more about the quality of education in each of the countries and ways to help such countries. This is to call others for action.

About the Millennium Fellow

Katherine Marie Handal Gabrie is an intelligent, hardworking, and determined English Langauge and Literature student at LCC International University. She was born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and traveled a long way to obtain her bachelor's degree in Klaipeda, Lithuania. Katherine has always been passionate about education and thus, this motivates her to gain international experience and serve her community. Katherine aspires to be in a professional field where she can further help communities around the world by providing good, quality education; one of the United Nation's Sustainable Goals.