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 LAIBA BASIT, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
National University of Sciences & Technology | Islamabad, Pakistan | Advancing SDG 1, 2 & UNAI 1
" I am excited to embark on this journey, I see Millennium Fellowship as a platform where passions are shaped into realities which further become a driving force for realizing dreams and passions of others and bring forth a positive impact. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Grow with Hope
Wealth distribution in Pakistan is slightly varied, with the top 10% of the population earning 27.6% and the bottom 10% earning only 4.1% of the income. Through Grow with Hope project, the team plans to raise funds, distribute ration (food) amongst the underprivileged families, and raise awareness amongst the privileged families about the situation of poverty and malnutrition in Pakistan.
About the Millennium Fellow
Laiba Basit is an undergraduate student majoring in Computer Science from the National University of Science & Technology, Islamabad Pakistan. A tech enthusiast who loves traveling and writing and has experience in a variety of fields, born and raised in the broad valley of Gilgit where she learned the importance of diversity. She believes in giving back to the community and has always looked for ways to do so. She maintains a blog to aware young minds about mental illness and other unaddressed issues. She believes that technology can be used for making positive changes in our society.