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 SURAJ JAGANNATH, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal | Mangalore, India | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 1
" Being a Millennium Fellow provides impetus in our plan to gather and unify stakeholders in order to ensure inclusive sustainable development. I'm also really excited to upskill myself by learning new innovative techniques to ensure a better society. "
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
Forever cheerful, Suraj aims to inculcate the spirit of compassion among his peers. He wishes to bridge the socio-economic gaps of society using core fundamentals such as dedication, companionship. Professionally, he strives to create a healthier and safer world, working on renewable energy systems.