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 ELVIA ARACELY YAX, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of the Ozarks | Arkansas, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 5

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" Being part of the Millennium Fellowship will help me to gain experience to be a leader and help guide others through this journey of service and solidarity. This opportunity is not only going to benefit me but the youth of my country and I am more than thankful to be a useful mediator and inspiration of hard work and that dreams do come true. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The Impact Project

The Impact Project, is a program made up of bilingual volunteers students from different Central American countries at the University of the Ozarks. This initiative focuses on providing English classes online to people from Central America with the desire of learning or improving the language. The goal is to function as an educational bridge between people and better opportunities in terms of educational and professional growth.

About the Millennium Fellow

Elvia Yax is a passionate, creative, and ambitious double major in Business Administration and Psychology at the University of the Ozarks, Arkansas. She is from an indigenous community in the mountain areas of Guatemala. The Mayan indigenous culture is a fundamental element in her identity and one of the principal motivations of her present and future plans. Elvia learned that education is a great tool to change minds and lives. She has been awarded scholarships that allowed her to pursue a college degree. Thus, she wants to use this opportunity to be an inspiration and an advocator to help people from her country to find a way and receive equal chances to pursue higher education.