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.
“We all have an opportunity to make a difference, and there is no better time than the present.”
Millennium Fellowship Project
Sol de Bolivia aims to provide solar power and storage to remote villages in the altiplano in Bolivia.Their primary goal for this year is to secure funding for this project by December 2018 and deliver in June of 2019.
Michelle Xue is a Senior Global Business Fellow at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business majoring in Operations Information Management and minoring in Economics. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Michelle discovered a passion for sustainable building and design. At Georgetown she is President of the Buddhist Meditation Sangha and is serving on the board of the Georgetown University Public Real Estate Fund. In Summer 2017, she won the American Alpine Club’s Live Your Dream grant and attempted to climb Nevado Sajama 21,463 ft and other smaller peaks in the Cordillera Real. Through this trip, she uncovered an opportunity to bring solar power and storage to the rural communities in these high altitude communities. She is currently working on securing grant funding for this project.