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 MARIANA AIDÉ BELTRÁN GONZÁLEZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" I am thrilled to be a part of the Millennium Fellowship because as an active member of my community, I am looking forward to work with
Gender equality causes.
As a feminist myself, I know that there is a long historie of violence and systematic discrimination, that created deep inequities and disadvantage from the outset. These inequalities intersect with each other.
I think that te core of my contribution at the program, lies at the intersectional feminism that centres the voices of those experiencing overlapping, concurrent forms of oppression, in order to understand the depths of the inequalities and the relationships among them in any given context. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Tzinzun

"Tzinzun" goal was to reduce sexual violence against women through a series of comprehensive sexual educational programs and prevention of gender violence. Based on the creation of sexual education workshops, psychological support based on 4 central axes: gender perspective, intersectionality and based on the biopsychosocial health model.

About the Millennium Fellow

Mariana Beltrán is a passionate psychology student and an intersectional feminist.
She is committed to social impact across her comunity and seeks to work on gender equality from an intersectional perspective.
She is the President of “Mujeres con alas” a feminist group, a member of the human rights chapter of her school, as well as the former president of “FEUDEM” the highest body of student representation at her university.