ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018
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.
“Being excited is the proof that we feel hope. This hope I carry around every day encourages me to try new challenges and being a Millennium Fellow is one the biggest steps I have achieved to help creating a better world.”
Millennium Fellowship Project
The Green Change project seeks to enhance the lives of both the ecosystem and the population by integrating of all of the people in the school area of the city to be benefited. The project is about making a big movement of planting a considerable amount of trees in places that have a lack of them. Their goal is to plant between 2000-5000 trees in the period August-November. The primarily objective is to bring together the young population of Nuevo Leon and the government in order to build a better ecosystem for all.
About the Millennium Fellow
Marlene is a Mexican student at the University of Monterrey. She truly believes in the force the youth can create to make a positive impact in the world. She is 18 years old and currently majoring in literature. She feels passionate about many things like writing, but mostly about what her stories can inspire to the world, although she believes that first, she got to make a change by herself. She’s a proud driver of change.