GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY: University's Millenium Fellows Help World Meet U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

Georgetown University issued the following announcement on Dec. 6.

A total of 16 Georgetown students have been named Millennium Fellows by the United Nations Academic Impact and the Millennium Campus Network.

The student leaders are among 530 young people from over 30 campuses in 13 nations who are participating in the program this year.

Each was chosen to elevate undergraduate leadership with their sustainable development-related projects to advance U.N. Sustainable Development Goals in their communities. As fellows, they participate in a semester-long leadership development program to improve their student organizing, partnership building and community impact skills.

Two School of Foreign Service seniors – Camille Bangug and – Faye Al Saadoon – are serving as campus directors for the Georgetown Millennium Fellow Class of 2018.

Camille BangugBangug, an international politics major from Long Island, New York, is is working on Sustainable Development Goal #17, which advances partnerships for the goals, while Al Saadoon, a global business major, who was born in Canada but grew up in Amman, Jordan, is advancing the gender equality goal #5.

Al Saadoon is working on a book that examines how women are perceived and judged on their religion, politics, societal expectations and more.

Bangug consults for Georgetown Global Consulting, a nonprofit student organization performing pro-bono consulting for NGOs and microfinance institutions around the world.

Al Saadoon and Bangug had the honor of leading the first-ever virtual Millennium Fellows graduation on Nov. 28 with fellows from all over the world. The graduation, which featured distinguished guests remotely, including Princess Beatrice of York; Ramu Damodaran, chief of United Nations Academic Impact; and Sam Vaghar, executive director of Millenium Campus Network.

The other Millennium Fellows:

Bemnet Assefa (SFS’21) Seattle, Washington

Noelle Mathur Dayal (C’19) Potomac, Maryland

Jamie Farrell (C’19) Binghamton, New York

Reena Goswami (C’19) Towson, Maryland

Alesha Gulamhusein (B’20) Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Juliette Leader (SFS’20), Heisdorf, Luxembourg

Vanessa Lim (NHS’19 Bayside, New York

Isabella Lu (SFS’20) Hong Kong

Samantha Panchèvre (SFS’19) San Antonio, Texas

Chloe Quigley (C’21) Barrington, Illinois

Maya Rabinowitz (C’21) Glencoe, Illinois

Kenneth Reyes (B’19) Delano, California

Cory Richardson (C’19) Portland, Oregon

Michelle Xue (B’18) San Ramon, California

Original source can be found here.

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