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 NISHCHITH P SRIRAM, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal | Mangalore, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 1
" The Millennium Fellowship's network of like-minded, young and socially-driven members, gives me an opportunitiy to interact and acquire skills that will help me realize the goals for our own project. It is an honour to be a part of this mission. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Nurture
The 'Nurture' Initiative aims to provide mother-child kits to provide antenatal care for mothers and to inculcate the importance of education and immunization for the child. The 'Nurture' initiative aims to provide mother and child kits which consists of books, sanitary napkins, the essential information in regional languages regarding immunization, and provide medicines. The Fellows want to empower women by intellectual education and help break down taboos that surround menstrual health for women. They aim to reach out to 10 villages and impact about 1000 lives or 200 families in these villages. They further aim to organize mentorship in orphanages and government schools to support underprivileged children's learning endeavours.
About the Millennium Fellow
Nishchith P Sriram is a Junior at National Institute of Technology - Karnataka, Surathkal. He believes that the key to solving issues facing society is community involvement, empathy and education. He aspires to be a social entrepreneur and create the impact he wishes to see around him.