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 SEBASTIAN VELEZ, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Texas at San Antonio | Texas, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" “I am blessed to be a part of the Millennium Fellowship because it provides me an opportunity to be a part of a network of like-minded students who want to make an impact in their community. I will draw inspiration and support from the Millennium Fellowship community who have shown their impact through their incredible amount of service. Through this fellowship, I hope to empower others and motivate students achieve the necessary skills to have early success in their career.” "

Millennium Fellowship Project: The Mexico Programming Initiative

My project is about The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)/Texas students teaching Python to high school students in Mexico. The project timeline is 7 weeks; the first six weeks will be dedicated to teaching students the basics of Python and the last week students will have the opportunity to complete a capstone project, which will include a presentation and feedback on their code. The capstone project is to develop a game similar to rock, paper or scissors as it shows mastery of python basics.

About the Millennium Fellow

Sebastian Velez is a first-generation Hispanic undergraduate senior at the University of Texas at San Antonio pursuing a Computer Engineering degree. He was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and comes from both Mexican and Puerto Rican origins. He enjoys playing basketball and soccer. Sebastian currently serves as President for the College of Engineering and Integrated Design Student Council Organization. He is a UTSA McNair Scholar and conducts bioinformatics research on campus. Sebastian is passionate about programming and wants to help students learn the beauty and application of coding.