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 MARÍA FERNANDA MEDINA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" The skills that I think I will be able to develop are coordination with a group and teamwork, with these skills I hope that patience comes with it. "

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

María Fernanda Medina is a bright young woman whos passionate about climate change and mental health. With only 20 years old, she decided to make a project regarding mental health in students since she saw a big issue in her community. Although she's studying international relations at the moment, that doesn't mean that she can't help her community.