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 DANIKA ANNE YOUNG, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Simon Fraser University | Burnaby, Canada | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6

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" Considering Simon Fraser University is one of the few Canadian universities that have had students participate in the fellowship, I feel honoured to represent Canada this year. I look forward to learning new skills on how to make a greater social impact within my community. I am also excited to meet with other students worldwide in hopes that we can inspire one another to create a feminist forward, inclusive, and just world. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Cloud C.A.R.E Project

Cloud C.A.R.E (Community Art Reaching Everyone) is a project which aims to destigmatize mental health issues by combining art-making with therapy-like group sessions. Founded by six Simon Fraser University students and one teacher, they started during the COVID-19 pandemic making collaborative art and posting it to a website. The group has since split, however, a few of the co-founders are keeping the vision alive by expanding the collaborative art portion to in-person sessions where they do arts and crafts while talking about our mental health.

About the Millennium Fellow

Danika Young is a passionate, self-motivated, and reliable individual. She is currently in her 5th year at Simon Fraser University on her journey to complete a joint Bachelor of Arts in psychology and gender, sexuality, and women's studies. As a born and raised Vancouverite and a half-Asian, Danika has had exposure to many diverse backgrounds and populations. As a result, she often looks for ways to impact her community, whether it be volunteering on campus, teaching young kids how to play basketball, or promoting mental health awareness to family, friends, and students.