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 GRIFFIN ASHER HAY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

The University of British Columbia | Vancouver, Canada | Advancing SDG 12 & UNAI 9

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" Since I was young, I have been driven by a simple desire to make the world a better place through forward-thinking innovations. When I found the Millennium Fellowship, I immediately recognized it as a path to making this happen. I am very excited to see where the program takes me, and to have the opportunity to develop my professional and technical skills with regard to social justice work. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Mycoremediation of Cardboard Waste

Mycoremediation of Cardboard Waste is focused on researching methods for the production of useable mushroom products grown on waste. Our current goal is to grow edible blue oyster mushrooms on cardboard and paper waste in order to create a product that is both edible and saleable.

About the Millennium Fellow

Griffin Hay is an American-Canadian student at the University of British Columbia studying environmental sustainability from a business perspective. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, a deep connection to nature and an emphasis on community-focused solutions were fostered in Griffin from a young age, culminating in a passion for bringing sustainable solutions to the market.