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Georgia Tech Students Selected for 2019 Millennium Fellowship



A cohort of 17 students from the Georgia Institute of Technology has been selected as part of the 2019 Millennium Fellowship, a joint leadership development program of the United Nations Academic Impact and the Millennium Campus Network (MCN).

The selective fellowship is a semester-long leadership program that will engage the fellows through experiential curriculum on cultivating core values, honing hard and soft skills, and sharing best practices.

2019 Millennium Fellowship winners from Georgia Tech include these students:

  • Abigail Crombie (Environmental Engineering)

  • Alan Matias (Computer Science)

  • Amy Pollmann (Computer Science)

  • Biya Haile (Mechanical Engineering)

  • Caroline Efferth (Environmental Engineering)

  • Charlie Ye (Computer Science)

  • Ching Lam Ip (Environmental Engineering)

  • Haley Tam (Mechanical Engineering)

  • Hanka Kirby (Public Policy)

  • Jeffrey Toler (Environmental Engineering)

  • Lee-Kai Sun (Biomedical Engineering)

  • Manuel Regalado (Materials Science & Engineering)

  • Matthew Falcone (Environmental Engineering)

  • Saman Muhammad (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)

  • Shamari Davenport (Mechanical Engineering)

  • Tammy Vupham (Industrial Design)

  • Thiago Esslinger (Biochemistry)

About the Class of 2019

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year. Other statistics of note:

  • The Class of 2019 is 55% female

  • 40% of the Class is first-generation university students

  • Campus hubs have been selected in every region of the globe

  • Fellows are collectively advancing every Sustainable Development Goal (most frequently listed: SDG 4 - quality education) and every United Nations Academic Impact Principle (most frequently listed: UNAI Principle 3 - Education for all).

Millennium Fellows have been selected from a range of academic institutions—large and small, public and private—affirming the fact that there are student leaders in every community committed to localizing the SDGs and strengthening communities. Click on any academic institution listed below to see a list of the selected Fellows in each campus.