ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - 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 805 Millennium Fellows.
During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 96,705 hours and their 422 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 564,366 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT AYESHA NOOR FATIMA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
National University of Sciences & Technology | Islamabad, Pakistan | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 2
" I believe women emancipation is inevitable in a milieu that guarantees their social inclusion, equity and capacity building. Being a part of Millennium Fellow community, as a change agent, I vow to contribute for the creation of such a milieu. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Darakshan
"Darakshan Project" aims at financial and social empowerment of women in slum areas of Islamabad through advocacy, marketing and two pronged skill based training. One component of the training aims at building vocational skills while the other component is geared at teaching life skills to the underprivileged women dwelling in slum areas. Phase-II of “Darakshan” project culminates at the completion of training phase. Currently Project Darakshan is at it's phase-I advocating gender equity and bringing about peace in the community by eradicating gender intolerance prevailing in the Pakistani society.
About the Millennium Fellow
Ayesha is a junior year student currently enrolled in Business Administration at Nust Business School, Islamabad, Pakistan. As an aspiring social entrepreneur, she drives satisfaction in working on pertinent social issues. Ayesha is quite passionate about raising her voice when it comes to human rights particularly the women rights. She has been advocating the human rights through her social media platform. Ayesha plans to cater and help those in need by starting a business that will provide the unprivileged class job opportunities to earn a sustainable living for themselves and their family.