I had the chance to attend the 2016 spring meetings and civil society forum by the world bank group and IMF, which took place between April 15 and April 17 in Washington DC. It was a great experience through which I had the chance to meet great people from all over the world who are trying to make changes in the societies...
Our six phenomenal Global Campaigns Leaders were invited to speak at NYU's United Nations Global Initiative Program exactly 200 days after the campaigns launched at MCC15 at the United Nations Headquarters.
My experience as a Millennium Fellow has been one of partnerships above paternalism. In every endeavor I have undertaken thus far in my fellowship at the Millennium Campus Network (MCN), I entered knowing that I was working within dynamic collaborations, and with tremendous support from powerful, capable allies.
Act locally, think globally. I remember the first time hearing this phrase back in elementary school, and it has stuck with me since. I am now in my fourth year at Northeastern University, dual majoring in International Affairs and Economics, with a minor in Spanish. Everything I have accomplished so far is based on my passion for helping others, putting smiles on the many faces I meet everyday, and positively changing the world around me in one way or another.
Imagine a patch of garbage larger than the size of Texas floating in the the Pacific Ocean! Or a water bottle you can chew up right after a refreshing drink. All of these topics and more were covered during 10 by 2020’sNovember Global Ocean Forum. Dr. Mark Bond, a scientist, currently working at Florida International University, also joined the Webinar to tell us about his work with sharks and why they play such an important role in marine ecosystems around the world.