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 GISSELLE MARTINEZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" The Millennium Fellowship program offers great tools to individuals who want to contribute to society. As someone who is very passionate about spreading the right information, as well as helping others, I know that with the Millennium Fellowship program my reach can be wider, as well as better coordinated. "

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

Katherine Gisselle Martinez Bojorquez is a nineteen-year-old woman passionate about helping others and contributing to society. Born in the city of Tela in Honduras, Ms. Martinez has always aimed to bettering herself, working hard, and helping her community multiple times during her teenage years. Ms. Martínez helped in nursing homes from her hometown, cleaning her city's roads, as well as assisting in free tutoring for children from low-income families. Ms. Martinez is also an active member of Rotaract and continues her volunteer work in the city of Clarksville, Arkansas.

Ms. Martinez was granted a full scholarship for studying in the United States of America, proving how hardworking, responsible, and committed she is for her future. She is currently majoring in Business Administration, Sociology, and Philosophy, alongside a Math minor. Ms. Martinez thinks that while her majors differ from each other, they are all helpful, as they gave her different perspectives when confronted with a situation.