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 KELSEY GRACE BROWN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of North Florida | Florida, United States | Advancing SDG 10 & UNAI 3

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" As a student of the Taylor Leadership Institute at the University of North Florida, I recognize that one of the most impactful actions an individual can do to accomplish their goal is to work alongside other individuals with the same targets. The Millennium Fellowship challenges students to make social impacts that they can be proud of, but it also encourages them to step outside their own space to learn from those around them. I am incredibly honored to have been selected to be a Millennium Fellow and will strive to support both my community and my team. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Social Issues 101

Social Issues 101 aims to educate University of North Florida students about three selected social issues: pronouns and the gender binary, effects of race and class in America, and the refugee crisis in America. The project consists of lecture presentations to contextualize the social issue followed by an engaging discussion prompted by questions regarding how the social issue impacts students at the following levels: personal, community, and global. This will encourage participants to consider the complex social issues and possible solutions in a broad context first focusing on a personal view to help them understand how issues impact them as individuals, the local level to understand the community impact, and finally the global level to reflect on the broader, world-wide impact.

About the Millennium Fellow

Kelsey Brown is a driven, compassionate and optimistic student finishing her studies at the University of North Florida. Born in the small coastal city on the west coast of Florida known as Tarpon Springs, her youth was about enrichment through cultural and abroad experiences. Through her endeavors, she realized early on that she had a passion for community; both on the small and large scale. As a communications student with minors in leadership and international studies, Kelsey intends to make a difference by bridging communities together through local projects that celebrate common goals.