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 JULIA CAROLINE BEATRIZ BOWEN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Texas at San Antonio | Texas, United States | Advancing SDG 11 & UNAI 9

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" Unlike those before us, change makers are considering the long term impact and sustainability of their actions with urgency. Though the goals ahead may seem daunting, it is important students and activists approach a solution with a vision of the future. The Millennium Fellowship promotes these exact ideals in young adults, and will help me to connect with my community, and connect my community to global society. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Eternal Tourist

I compiled educational presentations on how students can better be sustainable volunteers and tourists. I presented to various clubs around campus involved with volunteering or traveling in some capacity, and engaged in dialogue around the concept. I will be presenting my findings at a city wide showcase in the Spring.

About the Millennium Fellow

Julia Bowen is a Global Affairs student with a bright vision for the world: that we can overcome borders and find commonality in compassion. Experiences with law, non-profit work, local government, diplomacy, foster care, and childhood education has encouraged her to promote globalization at the local level. Julia's studies concentrate on justice, Latin America, and Spanish due to her early exposure to a small community in Barahona, Dominican Republic, that was relatively abandoned by their government. Not only does she want to see change in the world, but she wants to encourage others to fight for it too.