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 ROHITH SURESH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
Govt. Model Engineering College | Kochi, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3
" I am incredibly excited to be a part of the Millennium Fellowship because the community and credence lent by the title will be of immense help in creating opportunities in helping society and the individual. Being able to work with so many capable and diverse people will help me understand the world better and how we can all work together better to make it better. Mental health has been an overlooked/ignored aspect of keeping yourself healthy. I'm glad of the increase in awareness brought out by the advent of social media, but we're not at a stage yet, where we can definitively proclaim that the issue is unequivocally accepted and understood. I am committed to helping push us to a future where we can proclaim exactly that. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Fortitude
Fortitude is a Mental Health club which aims to work on the Mental Health SDG put forward by the United Nations. It's an initiative by the team that works on mental health awareness and support.
This mental health group aims not just to be a support group, but also to serve as a safe space where like-minded students can spearhead activities and discussions that combat stigma. It serves several purposes, right from promoting mental health awareness and education within the college, to allowing students to lead projects based on mental health. It also provides an ongoing space for students to have a stigma-free place to discuss mental health and builds a bridge between community mental health resources and our college community. Talking about mental health in public still happens to be frowned upon, especially in a country like India!
About the Millennium Fellow
Rohith Suresh is an aspiring engineer committed to bettering the world in more ways than one. Since childhood, having superpowers and helping those in need was the way to go in life. Experience and awareness during his teenage years taught him that that may not be the most achievable goal.
Yet, the goal remains the same today. His definition of "superpower" has changed. Help, however insignificant in one's eyes, is help and all help matters. Strength and growth is achieved through trust and unity. A world where the community helps the community, without prejudice. Rohith wants to help in making that reality come true.