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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT BRONWYN DELISHA FEBRUARY, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
University of the Western Cape | Cape Town, South Africa | Advancing SDG 16 & UNAI 8
" Imagination, critical thinking and innovation drives my principles of social justice, human rights, women's rights and violence. Being apart of the Millennium Fellowship will allow me to ratify and upskill my values and principles through a broader leadership domain that's tangible and effective in all places I reside and will be aligned to the SDG's. Being able to find alternative solutions to systematic and structural problems in South Africa thrills and excites me because I'll be learning, unlearning and upskilling. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: We Art Here
We the People Art Here is an initiative using social artivism as a tool for resistance, social cohesion, and remembrance against intersectional violent experiences faced by marginalised communities. The project will engage with personal narratives and experiences from people who come from Manenberg & Gugulethu as a pilot project in 2021 to reflect on their experience of violence. This will allow for the communities to enable and reinforce alternative ways to promote social cohesion, healing, and empowerment through a cross-community project. Through social cohesion art (whether through creative writing or painting) will be utilized to express their shared experiences of violence that are deeply historical and prevalent to our present-day structural unequal realities in South Africa. The initiative will speak to the myriad complex reality of violence that is deeply historical, structural, gendered, racial, based on class, and many other social factors in our communities through art.
About the Millennium Fellow
Bronwyn Delisha February is an inquisitive final year student at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa who majors in Women's and Gender Studies, Sociology and Psychology. Bronwyn has always been passionate about her pursuit for social justice, women's rights, humans rights, and violence in lower-class communities in South Africa specifically. With these core principles driving Bronwyn, she has always started and contributed to social justice movements that creates impact specifically on the lives of youth. With these principles and passionate pursuits, Bronwyn seeks to use these attributes to cultivate an environment in which the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are aligned to our everyday pursuits in social ativism and its revolutionary counterparts.