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 JOSUE ALEXANDER MALDONADO PAREDES, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of the Ozarks | Arkansas, United States | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

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" I am thrilled to be a Millennium Fellow and work towards the SDGs and UNAI goals along with other Fellows worldwide who want to make the world a better place through unique initiatives and projects. As a young student leader, I know the Millennium Fellowship will enhance my leadership skills to be able to help my community during the Covid-19 pandemic. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Student Initiative Against Misinformation (SIAM)

SIAM focused on combating misinformation around campus. By creating informative posters addressing misinformation and placing them in strategic places around campus, we wanted to make sure that everyone who saw the poster was aware of the increasing need to get correct information from fact-checked and trusted sources. Also, we focused on social media as a way of reaching more audience. We shared our page with people from our countries, which was useful because many people interacted with our posts.

About the Millennium Fellow

Josue Maldonado Paredes is a rising junior from Guatemala, majoring in Biology and Business Administration at the University of the Ozarks, Arkansas, in the United States. He is also minoring in Chemistry and History. After graduation, Josue plans to pursue a Master's in Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology. He hopes to work on the prevention and handling of future pandemics that might affect the world. Josue also strives to make a positive social impact on his community through bold leadership, empathy, and inclusiveness.