ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations. 80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT DEAH BAPULI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Delhi | New Delhi, India | Advancing SDG 4, SDG 8, & UNAI 3
" I am excited to be a part of Millennium Fellowship because it provides me with a platform to interact with a diverse group of leaders and changemakers. I am enthusiastic to engage with the other fellows to discuss advances and challenges in our social impact journeys. For my vision of a more equitable future, we have to start within the household. I hope to stir the gendered-work dynamic in households through my initiative. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Screen2School
Screen2School is born out of the conviction that the digitally divisive pandemic has impacted women and children severely, widening the existing digital divide in India. The goal of the project is to advance SDG 4: Quality Education and SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth, by mapping the digital divide, taking conscious efforts to create awareness about it and consequently bridging it. The project has a dominant focus on the needs of women and children without access to devices. However, it also encapsulates the vision of setting up a capacity-building mission; to equip our beneficiaries with the skills to make the most of out the devices they have or receive. Surveying beneficiaries to derive research-driven insights on the extent of the digital divide is central to improving access. As a co-founder of Screen2School, I believe in the power of research-driven advocacy to help advance sustainable development goals and hope to continue making efforts under my project even after the fellowship.