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.
"I am eager about being part of this fellowship that will allow me to live an integral experience in which I will have the opportunity of networking and strengthening relationships with people with the same concerns as me."
Millennium Fellowship Project
Mayte is working with her colleagues of the Leadership Honors Program at UDEM and Francisco Erasmo Zamora Pineda (from Fomento Educativo Intercultural A. C.) on the Ikigai project aimed at implementing a business education program supporting local artisans in commercializing their Mexican handicrafts and reducing their economic vulnerability. One of Ikigai’s team initial goals was to obtain seed funding from the Leadership Honors Program at UDEM to carry out the project, this goal was successfully accomplished on May 19, 2018.
About the Millennium Fellow
Mayte Guajardo Aspiazu is a senior at Universidad de Monterrey studying International Studies with a concentration in International Commerce. She’s passionate about giving back to her community by volunteering in order to achieve a positive change in the places she visits. She has gone as a missionary to several communities in Mexico, which has allowed her to be more sensitive to her environment.