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 MARILYN Y KUNG, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of California Davis | California, United States | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

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" The increasing urgency to take climate action now fuels my passion, and being part of the Millennium Fellowhip will open several doors of opportunity in collaborating and connecting with like-minded students with similar goals. The skills I hope to learn from the fellowship will pull our university in the direction of achieving SDGs and UNAI principles. I am looking forward to this invaluable learning experience. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Environmental Justice at UC Davis

Our project, Environmental Justice at UC Davis, will be a public conference with environmental justice professionals, decision-making UC Davis faculty members, ASUCD (student government), environmental club members, and other UC Davis students. It will be held on January 8, 2022. Our goal in facilitating this is to come up with environmental justice policy and action plans for the campus to adopt. Because the environmental justice lens is central to making strides towards a “sustainable” future that realizes the climate challenges of today, we must come up with goals and actions that reflect this need. It will be a student-run and led conference that will deliver specific goals and actions that UC Davis can take to create a more environmentally just space for its students, staff, and community.

About the Millennium Fellow

Marilyn Kung is a Computer Engineering major at the University of California, Davis, graduating in December 2021. She plans to pursue a masters related to sustainable technology and clean/renewable energy. She has been involved in the Tzu Chi Foundation, an international humanitarian NGO, for over ten years. With one of its missions being environmental protection, Marilyn has been passionate about spreading awareness about sustainability through the Tzu Chi Collegiate Association at UC Davis. One of Marilyn's greatest hopes is to mitigate the effects of climate change through technology, education, policy, and advocacy.