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 FERNANDA GARCÍA ARAIZA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Universidad de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3

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" Being part of the Millennium Fellowship is for me an incredible and very exciting opportunity. The tools and learning that I will obtain through this opportunity will help me promote and focus my project and the impact it will have on the student community. Being able to share knowledge, skills, and perspectives with other members is a once in a lifetime opportunity and I believe it will benefit both our project and the student community itself. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: S.O.School

S.O.School’s aim was to create a community where students could express their feelings and hardships regarding mental health specifically linked to the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought. Within August-November 2021 we created a weekly podcast where students could talk and learn about this important topic; as well as a downloadable manual that will aim to serve as a diary, planner, and mood-tracker, to help students identify the real causes of their daily stress.

About the Millennium Fellow

Fernanda García Araiza is a dedicated young student of International Relations at the University of Monterrey. She has always had a vocation towards community service and helping vulnerable groups. Throughout her years as a student and even today, she has led and been a member of various groups and projects with social impact. Fernanda believes that one of the most important things in life is what one can do for others. She aspires to continue her education and make a positive impact in her community.