What is the MCC16? ▽
The 8th Annual Millennium Campus Conference - MCC16 - is a launchpad for undergraduate university student leaders to learn, grow, and connect to their next professional steps in the global development sector. MCC16 is a program of the Millennium Campus Network (MCN).
MCC Delegates meet like-minded peer university student leaders through team-based discussions, get concrete skills, join campaign working teams, and launch their ideas. Check out our agenda page for more information about conference sessions.
Who is the conference for? ▽
Hundreds of (new) friends from universities in 50 countries. 61% of Millennium Delegates are in leadership roles (leading campus chapters of organizations like Engineers Without Borders, Nourish International and Students Helping Honduras to name a few) on their campuses.
Global leaders. Past speakers include U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee, MCN Advisors Dr. Paul Farmer and John Legend, K'naan, and over 200 other distinguished global leaders.
Leading organizations for social impact. 50+ organizations expected to participate. Recent participating organizations include the United Nations, UNICEF, the U.S. Department of State, the Peace Corps, USAID, Microsoft, HP, PepsiCo, the Cordes Foundation, the Remmer Family Foundation, EWB, Nourish International, Students Helping Honduras, the All-Africa Students' Union, the Pan African Student Union, The Huffington Post, Elite Daily, The Boston Globe, and many more.
When is the conference? ▽
Where does it take place? ▽
Washington D.C. The official host campus of MCC16 is the historic Howard University. We will organize meetups for you in this extraordinary city.
Why should I apply? ▽
This opportunity has been created for YOU to explore your most meaningful pathway to social impact during your time on campus and post-graduation. Our 5,500+ MCN alumni from 300 universities worldwide have led campus organizations and gone on to work at the United Nations, USAID, and launch their own social enterprises - from teaching design thinking to teens in Cape Town, South Africa to creating an innovative fingerprint scanner to support frontline health workers across the globe. Apply now to build friendships and partnerships with driven youth and sector leaders from 50+ nations worldwide.