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 ANDREA MENA MARTÍNEZ DE ESCOBAR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Universidad de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 6

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" To seek the good in everything I do, this is my mantra, I do things because I believe that my own personal actions, even if they are minimal, add up to a bigger change. I expect to develop more skill and abilities during this program but mainly to see a real evolution in our own society and how we do things to change our surroundings. That is why I am more than thrilled to be part of the Millennium Fellow. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: State of Youth Chapter - Nuevo León

The State of Youth aims to empower the youth community (13-24 years) by building a non-political, non-religious digital "state" that transcends borders. Increasing awareness, building advocacy and creating action against the most pressing issues the world faces today, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We have a Youth Board that leads and oversees the overall vision of State of Youth. They lend their voices, networks, experience and time to State of Youth to ensure we are representative of a diverse youth point of view.

About the Millennium Fellow

Andrea Mena Martinez de Escobar is a passionate, intelligent, progresive, young mexican woman that studies law at the University of Monterrey (UDEM). She has always had a huge vision of helping others in need, which is one of the main reasons why she wanted to study law and become a lawyer in her country. Andrea is known for being an activist because she is constantly involved in different social activities for her community related to different áreas such as, climate change, immigrants, people with disabilities, among others. She has always dreamt to be part of a big moment and make a true change in the world and specially in her own country.