ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations.  30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 530 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year. 

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 310,000 people worldwide this year. 


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT KATE RYAN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Cornell University l New York, USA l Advancing SDG 5 and UNAI 8

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“I am thrilled to be a part of the Millennium Fellowship and am greatly looking forward to meeting my peers, and learning about their work. This program offers the chance to expand my global network though meeting hardworking people with like-minded goals, and I am excited for this new challenge.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

The Perceptions of Workplace Sexual Harassment project is a research study designed to analyze how personal factors influence the manner in which individuals perceive and respond to incidents of sexual harassment at work. This survey will reach over 300 people, and is designed to advance SDG 5 and will further UNAI 8.

About the Millennium Fellow

Kate Ryan is a junior at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations, with a minor in law and society. Kate is currently an ILR undergraduate research fellow and has spent her summer researching perceptions of workplace sexual harassment and conflict resolution procedures. Previously, she was selected as as an ILR High Road Fellow and interned for Say Yes Buffalo, working to initiate engagement with students and alumni in order to strengthen the organization’s outreach network. Kate also serves as a Teaching Assistant at the Auburn Correctional Facility as a part of the Cornell Prison Education Program.

Connect with Katherine Ryan via LinkedIn