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 KARLA ALFARO GUTIERREZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Universidad de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 5 & UNAI 3

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" I am excited to be a part of the Millennium Fellowship for one more year. This opportunity has allowed me to know myself better as an agent of change and to empower my skills by surrounding myself with people who have the same motivation and effort to build a more inclusive and diverse world with greater opportunities for all. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Leonora

My project focuses on empowering young women through workshops and dialogue spaces regarding female health and body confidence.
The main goal of my project is to facilitate dialogue between young women and help them learn about themselves in order build enough confidence to participate in more spaces and achieve their goals regarding personal goals, academic focused projects and strengthen .
One of the main concerns of the project is the learning material issued through dialogue spaces; in which through a friendly space and easy talk young girls are motivated to reach out and speak about their body image and how it impacts their development with their peers and their confidence in taking chances that could improve their growth in different aspects of their life.

About the Millennium Fellow

Karla Alfaro is currently a student at the University of Monterrey for a degree in Humanistic and Social Studies; gender studies being her area of ​​specialty.
Throughout her university experience, she has been involved in feminist activism, student representation, and volunteering that promoted social mobility through education.
She is currently vicepresident of a feminist group inside University of Monterrey and part of Student Senate is representation of the School of Education and Humanities. In the upcoming months she is to complete training for promoters of women's sexual and reproductive health with a compromise of distributing knowdledge for other women from all backgrounds.