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 DANIELA PÉREZ LÓPEZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Universidad de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 6

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" “I am elated to be part of this great network. Being a Millennium Fellow will allow me not only to acquire new learnings regarding leadership and social entrepreneurship, but will expand my creativity and systemic thinking. It is also a big opportunity to connect with people all around the world who are also socially driven.” "

Millennium Fellowship Project: AmplifiK

AmplifiK is an initiative that pretends to create safe spaces for young Mexican women to learn to identify gender-violent situations, impacting, principally, on SDG #5: Gender Equality and, secondly, #4: Quality Education.

The main objective of this project is to conscientize Mexican women between the ages of 11 and 18 years old about topics regarding gender violence situations and their personal development as women in the society they live in. Some of these being: micromachismos, which are the daily “normalized” patriarcal conducts, sexual education, entrepreneurship, healthy relationships, among others.
The channels through which this information will be transmitted are two:
Social media. Through which posts and dynamics will be shared, in order to create an online community.
Workshops for girls in public schools, orphanages and cultural and sports entities. These will be carried out together with experts in the topic, such as academics, psychologists, etc.

About the Millennium Fellow

Daniela Pérez is an empathetic, dedicated Human Capital Administration student at the University of Monterrey. She was born in Mexico City, she lived for over a year in Germany working as an Au-Pair, and has been in Brazil for a sociological investigation project. Since a young age, Daniela has been strongly driven by the will of helping people and has been particularly passionate about women’s rights, social justice and ecology. In the past years, she has participated in multiple social activities involving teaching, female empowerment and community conscientization. Daniela aspires to develop professionally and contribute by creating better and more just work conditions in the labor sphere; as well as to continue being engaged with actions that develop the United Nation’s Sustainable Goals.