Alexander Star – MMUN Joint Press release March 17th, 2019


New York City, NY Montessori Model UN (MMUN) honored Emmy® Nominee and humanitarian singer-songwriter Alexander Star by naming a Teaching Scholarship after him in recognition of his healing musical work in Rwanda, the inner cities of the US and MMUN. “Next year, a deserving teacher will receive a scholarship for MMUN training, so that  he or she can effectively introduce a global curriculum into their classroom and have the opportunity to have their
students participate in MMUN conferences,” stated MMUN Executive Director Francesca Forestieri.

MMUN’s Founder and Chief Strategy Officer Judith Cunningham presented Alexander Star with his new namesake scholarship on stage immediately following his performance at the conference’s Opening Ceremony. Over 2,000 MMUN participants witnessed the presentation, which was followed up at its Closing session in the historic United Nations General Assembly Hall with all 2,000 joining in an emotional acapella rendition of Star’s theme song, “This Is My Era”.

More about Alexander Star: Alexander Star is an Emmy-nominated songwriter and recording artist actively using music as a vehicle for positive change.

His #ThisIsMyEra Concert Tour – an entertainment experience empowering people to take action and make a positive difference in the world – has impacted 50+ venues in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Morocco, Rwanda, and even the United Nations Headquarters – independent of major label support. Subscribe to Alexander Star’s music on Spotify, Apple Music, and other digital platforms; add his tunes to your playlist, and share your favorites with your family and friends. Follow Alexander Star on social media at @MrAlexanderStar (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube). To book Alexander Star to perform at your institution, visit www.AlexanderStar.com.

Alexander Star and #ThisIsMyEra Co-Founder Kuda Biza also co-host #ThisIsMyEra the Podcast, a platform with which they interview successful entrepreneurs, musicians, athletes, student leaders, and other change-makers who conversationally share their personal secrets for time management, prosperity, and world impact.

To learn more about the #ThisIsMyEra movement, visit www.ThisIsMyEra.com.

More about MMUN: MMUN is the largest of the Model UN programs for students 9-15 years of age and its high school program, Youth Impact Forum, for students 15-18 years of age is unique in that it prepares teachers and students how to effectively create and manage projects in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and supports their efforts through mentors and introduction to potential partners and impact investors. Students from 30+ nations participate in MMUN conferences.

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