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 ELIZABETH FUREY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Tufts University | Massachusetts, United States | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 6

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" Helping others in a meaningful and dignified way has always been my life goal, and I know the Millennium Fellowship will keep me accountable to that goal to ensure that I work towards creating true change in my community. After participating in the Millennium Fellowship last year, I am even more excited and grateful to be able to continue connecting with like-minded peers and mentors this year. I know the passion of the social impact leaders with whom I will be surrounded will continue to drive me to empower and uplift the elders, as well as others, in my community in an effort to work toward SDG #10: Reduced Inequalities. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Tufts Legacy Project

The Tufts Legacy Project is a student organization dedicated to documenting the stories of the elder generation to preserve their legacies for years to come.

About the Millennium Fellow

Katie Furey is a passionate, hardworking undergraduate student studying Spanish, history, and entrepreneurship at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, USA. Inspired by the incredible leaders she has grown up with, including educators, family members, and peers, Katie's lifelong goal is to help others in a meaningful and dignified way. Always fascinated by the idea of the past and those who came before her, Katie developed a particular passion for empowering the elder generation as well as immigrants in her community. She also has a special connection to education and spends several hours each week tutoring children. Katie hopes to one day work in a career through which she could combine these passions while working toward the UN Sustainable Development Goals.